Pest Controller's Licence - South Australia

Service summary

This licence is required to be held by any person, natural or body corporate who wishes to carry on a business in which pesticides are applied for fee or reward.

Pesticides include herbicides, insecticides, fungicides, rodenticides and fumigants.

Each employee engaged in the application of pesticides must hold a Pest Management Technician???s licence.

Applicants for this licence must hold or be eligible to hold a Full Pest Management Technician???s licence, or employ someone who holds a full Pest Management Technician's licence.

Service type


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


Annual or 3 yearly.


2017-2018 Fees
Annual: $321
3 Year: $963

Administering agency

Controlled Substances Licensing

Act(s) name

Controlled Substances Act 1984 (South Australia)

Regulation(s) name

Controlled Substances (Pesticides) Regulations 2003 (South Australia)

Contact details


Operating address:
Level 1, 11 Hindmarsh Square
Adelaide SA 5000
Mailing address:
PO Box 6
Rundle Mall
Adelaide SA 5000





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