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
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.
A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.
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.
As specified on the accreditation.
Please consult the responsible agency for information on fees to be submitted.
Application for Accreditation to Issue Assurance Certificates - Please contact the responsible agency for application forms and registration details.
Please submit application and all related attachments to the agency.
Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources
Plant Biosecurity Act 2010 (Victoria)
Plant Biosecurity Regulations 2012 (Victoria)
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