Interstate Certification Assurance (ICA) Accreditation - New South Wales

Service summary

You can apply for this accreditation if you intend to import and / or introduce host fruit (for example, berries, melons, citrus fruits and plantation fruits) into NSW and require a plant health assurance certificate (PHAC).

A PHAC is a cost effective and convenient alternative to the traditional public health certificate (PHC) issued by a government inspector. This scheme allows your business to apply to issue its own certificates through the Interstate Certification Assurance (ICA) scheme. The ICA scheme is a national accreditation scheme which allows accredited businesses to self-certify plants and plant products when they meet specific interstate quarantine restrictions. If the plants or products meet requirements, a PHAC can be issued.

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

Your business must be a legal entity that owns and operates the business to be covered by the arrangement (individual, incorporated company or a registered co-operative association).

You are required to submit a separate application for each ICA arrangement you require.

Please refer to the associated documents for information specific to your business.

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

Fees

 TypeAmountDescription
ApplyApplication$253.00
GeneralMiscellaneous

Further fees are listed on the application form.

Administering agency

Department of Industry
NSW Department of Primary Industries
Biosecurity NSW

Act(s) name

Plant Diseases Act 1924 (New South Wales)

Contact details

ICA Records Management Officer, Plant Biosecurity
Department of Industry
NSW Department of Primary Industries
Biosecurity NSW


Operating address:
161 Kite St
Orange
New South Wales 2800
Mailing address:
Locked Bag 21
Orange
New South Wales 2800

Phone:

02 6391 3732

Fax:

02 6391 3206
annie.kelly@industry.nsw.gov.au

Supporting information

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