Accreditation to Issue Assurance Certificates - Victoria

Service summary

You will require this accreditation if you intend to operate a business that can issue Assurance Certificates. An Assurance Certificate is taken as evidence of compliance with quarantine requirements for interstate and intrastate trade. An Assurance Certificate is required for:

  • plants and plant products
  • used agricultural equipment
  • used packaging
  • soil.

An Assurance Certificate is required for the above items if they are grown, produced, packed, treated or tested in Victoria. It is also required for any of the above listed items if they are to be imported, introduced or brought into Victoria.

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 accreditation, you must:

  • apply using the prescribed application form
  • provide details of qualification and experience relevant to the identification of plants and plant products
  • provide any other required information and documentation
  • pay any required fees.

Please consult the responsible agency for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Duration

As specified on the accreditation.

Fees

 TypeDescription
ApplyApplication

Please consult the responsible agency for information on fees to be submitted.

Forms

 Resources
Apply

Application for Accreditation to Issue Assurance Certificates - Please contact the responsible agency for application forms and registration details.

Application

Apply

Please submit application and all related attachments to the agency.


Administering agency

Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources
Biosecurity

Act(s) name

Plant Biosecurity Act 2010 (Victoria)

Regulation(s) name

Plant Biosecurity Regulations 2012 (Victoria)

Contact details

Licensing Officer
Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources
Biosecurity


Mailing address:
PO BOX 2500
Bendigo, Victoria 3554

Phone:

13 61 86

Fax:

03 9210 9396
plant.standards@depi.vic.gov.au

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