Plant Health Declaration - Victoria

Service summary

You will require this declaration if you intend to import, move or possess prescribed plant material or plant products in Victoria.

Plant importation prohibitions and restrictions are often published in the Government Gazette. Please consult the Agency to ensure no unauthorised plants are imported and to avoid penalties for non-compliance.

Please consult the responsible agency for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance (if any) that may be required.

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 declaration, you must submit an application that provides details:

  • of the person to whom the prescribed plant material is being delivered
  • about the grower or packer and the consignor of the material
  • of the origin, type, quantity and designation of the materials
  • of the treatment, condition or testing of the prescribed material
  • of any other prescribed particulars requested by the Agency for assessment.

Please consult the responsible agency for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance (if any) that may be required.

Ongoing requirements

The following are prescribed materials for plant and pest control:

  • plant or plant product of the genus Vitus
  • any equipment, soil or packaging that has had contact with plant or plant product of genus Vitus
  • root vegetables, bulbs, nursery plants or seedlings that have been grown in soil
  • any equipment, soil or packaging that has had contact with root vegetables, bulbs, nursery plants or seedlings that have been grown in soil
  • a host to an exotic pest or disease in relation to which a restricted area order is declared.

Duration

As specified on the declaration.

Fees

 TypeDescription
ApplyApplication

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

Forms

 Resources
Apply

Application for a Plant Health Declaration - Please contact the responsible agency for application forms and registration details.

Application

Apply

Please lodge your application form and any other associated documents directly with 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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