Obtain a Permit

Firewood Permit Firewood Permit
Purchase a permit to collect firewood from a range of state forests within NSW.
Fossicking Permit Fossicking Permit
Purchase a state wide individual permit to fossick in NSW State forests.
Retrieve Permit Copy Retrieve Permit Copy
Retrieve a copy of your last valid firewood or fossicking permit.

Privacy Statement

Information collected in this system will not be used for any purpose other than to create a FCNSW 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.


There are no notices at this stage.

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.

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