Licenses & Permits

The Policy & Economic Development Unit, through the Environmental Unit, is responsible for providing the following licenses and permits:

  • Research permits - for persons to conduct Environmental Research in the Falkland Islands

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Falklands Research Licence Guidance
Created: Tuesday, 04 February 2020 15:45 | Size: 330.04 KB

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Falklands Research Licence Application Form
Created: Monday, 13 May 2019 16:02 | Size: 88 KB

  • Visitor permits - for individuals and groups to visit and land on FIG owned Islands, other than Kidney Island

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FIG Island Visitor Permit Guidance
Created: Friday, 24 September 2021 10:16 | Size: 474 KB

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FIG Island Visitor Application Form
Created: Monday, 13 May 2019 16:04 | Size: 105.5 KB

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Beauchene Island - Guide for Applicants
Created: Thursday, 13 May 2021 13:59 | Size: 1.06 MB

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Beauchene Island - Visitor Permit Application
Created: Thursday, 13 May 2021 14:01 | Size: 112.5 KB

Information for Kidney Island can be found here: Kidney Island Information

  • Licence to Collect Eggs from a Protected Species - for persons to collect eggs (including penguin eggs) for human consumption

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Egging Licence Guidenance
Created: Monday, 01 August 2022 13:09 | Size: 239.59 KB

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Collection of Eggs Application Form
Created: Monday, 13 May 2019 16:00 | Size: 97.5 KB

  • Licence to Cull Protected Birds - for permission for Farmers to shoot Turkey Vultures and Caranchos

Information can be gained by emailing the Environment Department at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or calling 28499

Kidney Island

Please note that you may be charged for certain licenses/permits.

All completed forms must be sent to the Assistant Environmental Officer at email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


For more information, please contact:

Louise Botha, Assistant Environmental Officer

Phone: +500 28449

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