If you want to hunt deer and other game animals on private property in NSW you'll need a NSW general game hunting licence (G-licence). You can apply for this licence online.
To be eligible for a NSW G-licence, you must:
- be a fit and proper person to hold a licence.
To make sure that you have all the information you need to complete this transaction, please visit the Department of Primary Industries.
What you need
- your personal and contact details
- your residential/postal details
- your Waterfowl Identification Test number (if hunting native game birds in NSW)
- your minor's firearm permit (if under 18 years of age)
- parental/guardian consent (if under 18 years of age)
- your concession details (if applicable).
How to apply
- Select the 'Apply online' button.
- Complete the online form.
- Enter your payment details.
- Select 'Submit'.
- To hunt on private land you must have the permission of the private landowner in addition to a NSW G-licence.
- Having a NSW G-licence does not allow you to hunt on declared public hunting land.
- If you're only hunting feral animals on private land, you don't need a NSW G-licence, you just need the permission of the landowner.
- A condition of holding a game hunting licence is compliance with the regulations.
- Licences can be from 1 to 5 years duration.
- Concessions rates apply for minors (12 to 17 years) and eligible pensioners.