Pig hunting permits for Crown land

You must apply for a permit to hunt feral pigs on vacant Crown land in the Northern Territory (NT).

This is also called a shooters permit.

You are allowed to shoot only on vacant Crown land shown in this pig hunting reserves location map (2.8 mb). 

The duration of your permit is the same as your NT shooters licence.

Who can apply

You must be over 18 to apply for a permit to hunt feral pig on Crown land. 

There are different rules for children and hunting permits.

You must also have a NT shooters licence. 

For more information or to apply for a shooters licence go to the NT Police website.

How to apply

You can apply for a permit either in person or by mail.

In person

To apply in person you must follow all of these steps: 

Step 1. Fill in the permit to hunt pigs on Crown land (60.4 kb) form. 

Step 2. Bring with you: 

  • a valid NT shooters license
  • current photo identification such as a your driver licence or passport.

Step 3. Submit your form and permit fee at any of the below offices where you must pay the $19 permit fee by cash, cheque, money order or credit card. 

Offices are open Monday to Friday from 8.30am to 4pm.

Darwin

Department of Infrastructure, Planning and Logistics
Ground Floor, Arnhemica House
16 Parap Road, Parap
Phone: (08) 8999 6435

Katherine

Department of Infrastructure, Planning and Logistics
1st Floor, Government Centre
5 First Street, Katherine
Phone: (08) 8973 8926

Alice Springs

Department of Infrastructure, Planning and Logistics
Ground Floor, Green Well Building
50 Bath Street, Alice Springs
Phone: (08) 8951 9200 

By mail

To apply for this permit by mail you must follow these steps:  

Step 1. Fill in and sign an original permit to hunt pigs on Crown land (60.4 kb) form. 

Step 2. Attach a photocopy of your current photo identification such as a driver licence - this must be signed by a Justice of the Peace, Commissioner for Oaths or NT Police.

Step 3. Attach a cheque or money order for the $19 permit fee made out to the Receiver of Territory Monies (RTM).

Step 4. Submit the form and documents by mail to: 

Department of Infrastructure, Planning and Logistics
Crown Land Permit 
GPO Box 1680
Darwin NT 0801

Last updated: 27 June 2017