Miscellaneous Permit - Agricultural or Veterinary Chemicals - Australian Government

Service summary

A miscellaneous permit is used to allow businesses to undertake activities in regards to the possession, supply and use of agricultural and veterinary chemicals that would normally be considered illegal.

You will be required to apply for a miscellaneous permit if you intend to:

  • Have possession or custody of unapproved active constituents with the intention of supply;
  • Have possession or custody of chemical products, other than registered, registered listed or reserved products, with the intention of supply;
  • Supply unapproved active constituents;
  • Supply approved active constituents in contravention of the conditions of their approval;
  • Supply chemical products that are not registered products, registered listed products or reserved products;
  • Supply registered chemical products in contravention of the conditions of their registration;
  • Supply registered listed chemical products in contravention of the conditions of listed registration;
  • Supply reserved chemical products contrary to the conditions specified in the regulations;
  • Supply chemical products without a label;
  • Supply registered chemical products with an unapproved label;
  • Make claims about chemicals and chemical products that are inconsistent with the labels;
  • Supply any chemical or chemical product where you have modified the warning;
  • Supply a chemical or chemical product that is not compliant with the relevant standard; or
  • Supply a date-controlled chemical product.

Agricultural and veterinary chemicals are heavily regulated and it is recommended that you 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

To be eligible to receive a miscellaneous permit you must:

  • Apply to the Agency in writing;
  • Provide detailed information regarding why the permit is required;
  • Have your application signed by an approved person; and
  • Pay the application fee.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Duration

As specified on your permit.

Fees

 TypeDescription
ApplyApplication

Fees vary depending on individual circumstances. Please consult the Contact Officer for fee 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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