Permission to Unload Goods at a Landing Place or Port other than a First Point of Entry - Australian Government

Service summary

From June 2016, you will require this permission if you intend to unload goods from a vessel or aircraft at a landing place or port other than a place that has been determined to be the first point of entry for those goods. Goods include the following:

  • An animal
  • A plant
  • A sample or specimen of a disease agent
  • A pest
  • Mail

        and

  • Any other article, substance or thing, including any kind of moveable property.

This permission allows you to unload your goods from the aircraft or vessel at the landing place or port specified in your request, subject to conditions specified in the permission notice. You can also apply to bring the goods to an alternative biosecurity entry point that has not been designated as a biosecurity entry point for those goods.

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.

Duration

As specified on the permission notice.

Fees

 TypeDescription
ApplyApplication

Please consult the Contact Officer for information on fees to be submitted.

Forms

 Resources
Apply

Application for Permission to Unload Goods at a Landing Place or Port other than a First Point of Entry - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.

Administering agency

Department of Agriculture and Water Resources

Act(s) name

Biosecurity Act 2015 (Australian Government)

Contact details

Enquiries
Department of Agriculture and Water Resources


Operating address:
18 Marcus Clarke Street
Canberra
Australian Capital Territory 2601
Mailing address:
GPO BOX 858
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2601

Phone:

1800900090

Phone:

03 83186700

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