Apply to hunt ordinary game


Individuals, clubs, businesses, nature reserves and municipalities can apply for a permit to hunt ordinary game.

All persons or companies who import, export, trade in, keep, possess, collect, pick, convey, transport or hunt listed wild animals and wild plants in Gauteng must apply for permits with the Gauteng Department of Agriculture and Rural Development, (Directorate: Biodiversity Management/Nature Conservation).

To hunt live animals such as birds, reptiles and mammals, in accordance with Gauteng Nature Conservation Ordinance 12 of 1983, Section 16, 16A, 17, 18 and 49, Regulation 18.

How to apply:
The correct application form must be completed and signed by applicant. Name, physical address of applicant, telephone/cell phone number, email address, postal address, ID/Passport number.

Proof of payment of application fee. For renewals, copies of previous permits and conditions must be attached. Fifteen working days are required to process a permit application. Any additional information, which the applicant deems necessary, should be attached to this application.

Legislation: Gauteng Nature Conservation Ordinance 12 of 1983


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Fax (Johannesburg): 086 420 2203

Fax (Pretoria): 086 420 2099

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