Minor Use Permit for Agricultural or Veterinary Chemicals - Australian Government

Service summary

You will require this permit if you intend to use agricultural or veterinary chemical products in a way that would otherwise be illegal or restricted.

This permit may be issued for the following types of reasons:

  • A minor use, such as the use of an unregistered chemical on a specialty crop grown or on an animal raised by only a few producers on a small scale;
  • Use the chemical product at a rate higher than the maximum rate on the label for that use;
  • Use the chemical product more frequently than the use intervals specified on the label for that use;
  • Use the chemical product contrary to a specific restraint statement on the product label (e.g. Do NOT apply by air);
  • An emergency use, such as the use of an unregistered product to control a contagious disease for which no registered product exists; or
  • Research purposes.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type

Licence

A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

Please consult with the Contact Officer for information on any eligibility requirements.

Prerequisites

Duration

As specified on the permit.

Fees

 TypeDescription
ApplyApplication

Fees will vary depending on your circumstances. Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Administering agency

Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority
Registration Management and Enquiries

Act(s) name

Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Code Act 1994 (Australian Government)

Regulation(s) name

Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Code Regulations 1995 (Australian Government)

Contact details

General Enquiries
Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority
Registration Management and Enquiries


Operating address:
18 Wormald Street
Symonston
Australian Capital Territory 2609
Mailing address:
PO BOX 6182
Kingston, Australian Capital Territory 2604

Phone:

02 62104701
enquiries@apvma.gov.au

Supporting information

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