AGVET Code - Australian Government

Service summary

You may be required to comply with this code if you intend to work with agricultural or veterinary chemical products. The purpose of the code is to make provision for and in relation to:

  • The evaluation, approval, and control of the supply, of active constituents for proposed or existing agricultural chemical products or veterinary chemical products; and
  • The evaluation, registration, and control of the manufacture and supply, of agricultural chemical products and veterinary chemical products.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance (if any) that may be required.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice can be either a legal requirement or non-legal requirement. Legal codes of practice are defined as a result of legislation. Non-legal codes of practice are defined by industry regulators and bodies.

Administering agency

Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority
Registration Management and Enquiries

Act(s) name

Agricultural and Veterinary Chemical Products (Collection of Levy) 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
Australian Capital Territory 2609
Mailing address:
PO BOX 6182
Kingston, Australian Capital Territory 2604


02 6210 4701


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