Plant Health Certificate (PHC) - South Australia

Service summary

There are two applications:
1. SA entry requirements stipulate a PHC must accompany imported consignments of certain fruit, fruiting vegetables (tomatoes, capcicums, eggplant and chillies) vegetables, plants/trees (eg apple, avocado, citrus, grapevines, stone fruits, tomato and certain flowers), soil and plants in soil.
Issued by the exporting State Authority with associated fees payable by consignor or person requesting certificate.
2. SA produce consigned interstate may require a PHC to accompany each consignment to meet the Entry Requirements of the destination State. These are issued by Biosecurity SA Plant Health with applicable fees payable by the person requesting the certificate/consignor.

A legally equivalent Plant Health Assurance Certificate (PHAC) may be issued by a business accredited to operate Compliance Arrangements approved by a State Authority.

Service type


A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.


Per consignment.



Administering agency

Department of Primary Industries and Regions, SA
Biosecurity SA Plant Health

Act(s) name

Plant Health Act 2009 (South Australia)

Contact details

ICA Officer

Normal Office Hours 8am - 4pm Mon - Fri.

Operating address:
33 Flemington Street
Glenside SA 5065
Mailing address:
33 Flemington Street
Glenside SA 5065





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