Authorisation to Store Genetically Modified Organisms - Australian Government

Service summary

You will require this authorisation if you intend to store genetically modified organisms (GMOs).

Please consult the Contact Officer for further details and clarification of the conditions for this approval.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

Applications must be made in the form specified and contain all the information necessary to enable the Agency to undertake a risk assessment. If the application does not contain the necessary information your application may be rejected.

You must meet any ongoing specified information and reporting requirements. Please consult the Contact Officer for further details.


As specified by the Agency.



No fees are required.

Other resources

Administering agency

Office of the Gene Technology Regulator
Evaluation Branch

Act(s) name

Gene Technology Act 2000 (Australian Government)

Regulation(s) name

Gene Technology Regulations 2001 (Australian Government)

Contact details

Office of the Gene Technology Regulator
Evaluation Branch

Mailing address:
GPO BOX 9848
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2601


1800 181 030


02 6271 4202


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