Registration of Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals - Australian Government

Service summary

You will be required to apply for this registration if you are a chemical producer that develops new agricultural and veterinary chemical products. Registration is required for each new product you produce.

Registration is required for all veterinary and agricultural chemical products that will be listed for sale in Australia; including:

  • pesticides
  • herbicides
  • hormonal growth promotants
  • drenches and veterinary or animal companion or therapeutic chemical products such as veterinary vaccines proposed for sale in Australia.

Additional approval is required for product labels and for products that have a new brand name.

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

To be eligible to receive this registration you must:

  • assemble a complete data package on the product
  • provide an application package
  • provide a draft label that complies with the current code of practice for labelling agricultural and veterinary chemical products.

Applications for registration of registered chemical products with a new brand name are to be submitted in the same manner.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Duration

12 months.

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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