Pest Management Technician or Fumigator Licence - New South Wales

Service summary

You will require this licence if you intend to undertake fumigation work or pest management technician work (pest control services).

Fumigation work is the use of fumigants for the prevention, control or eradication of pests. Pest management technician work is the use of pesticides (other than fumigants) for the prevention, control or eradication of pests. There are situations where you will not require this licence including the use of pesticides for agricultural or horticulture purposes. Please be aware that if you intend to carry out both fumigation and pest management technician work, you will require two licences. You cannot apply for a combined licence.

Please be aware that prior to 1 September 2015, this licence was referred to as a certificate of competency. If you hold a certificate of competency under the old licensing regime, it will continue to be recognised until its expiry date. When you renew your licence, it will them be recognised under the current system.

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 for this licence you must:

  • Provide evidence that you are 18 years of age or over;
  • Be considered a fit a proper person to hold the licence;
  • Provide proof of attainment of the relevant qualifications;
  • Hold an insurance policy or be eligible to obtain one;
  • Submit the required form; and
  • Pay any required fees.

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

Duration

5 years maximum.

Fees

 TypeAmount
ApplyApplication$191.00
RenewRenewal$149.00

Administering agency

Department of Planning and Environment
NSW Environment Protection Authority

Act(s) name

Pesticides Act 1999 (New South Wales)

Regulation(s) name

Pesticides Regulation 2009 (New South Wales)

Contact details

Enquiries, Chemicals and Radiation Licensing Unit
Department of Planning and Environment
NSW Environment Protection Authority


Mailing address:
PO BOX A290
Sydney South, New South Wales 1232

Phone:

13 15 55

Phone:

02 9995 5555
hazardous.materials@epa.nsw.gov.au

Supporting information

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