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Retrieve Permit Copy

Click here to retrieve a copy of your last valid firewood permit.

Privacy Statement

Information collected in this system will not be used for any purpose other than to create a firewood permit.
Information collected will not be given to any other third party except where required by law.
All information provided will be held by Forestry Corporation of NSW and will be managed in accordance with provisions under the
Privacy Act 1988.

Notice

The following zones are not available for firewood collection at this stage:

  • Hume
  • Macquarie
  • Monaro - other than Moss Vale area
  • Monaro - Moss Vale area
  • Southern
  • Western

A number of State forests are currently closed due to the fire situation in NSW. Please check the current closure list here before planning to visit any State Forest. Fossicking and firewood collection are not permitted in closed forests even with a permit.

Collecting Firewood in NSW

About the Firewood Permit Application

This application allows the user to purchase a permit to collect firewood from a range of state forests within NSW. To create a permit you will be required to provide:

  • your personal contact details
  • vehicle registration number
  • driver's licence number
  • pensioner number (if applicable)
  • credit card details for payment

Cost

The cost of a permit will range between $0.00 and $0.00 per tonne depending on location and pensioner card.

When collecting firewood

  • Make sure you have a copy of your permit with you. Authorities will ask to see it and fines may be used if it is not processed.
  • Make sure you have a copy of the map that shows the area in which you are permitted to collect wood. You will need this to ensure you are complying with boundaries of your permit.
  • Be aware of environmental and safety issues - see Collecting Firewood

Technical requirements

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