You will require this approval if you intend to operate a plant inspection service issuing plant health certificates and checking biosecurity issues. A plan inspection service provides examination for controlling plant pests and diseases, as well as ascertaining whether plants, plant products, packages and agricultural equipment comply with approved standards.
Please consult the responsible agency for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance (if any) that may be required.
A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.
To be eligible for this approval you must:
- show that you can provide an adequate, appropriate and efficient inspection service and certification schemes and that the service will be provided by appropriately qualified persons
- show you have entered into an agreement under section 51B of the Act with the person or body
- pay any required fees.
Please consult the responsible agency for more information regarding eligibility requirements.
As specified on the approval.
Please consult with the responsible agency for information on fees to be submitted.
Application for Approved Plant Inspection Services Provider - Please contact the responsible agency for application forms and registration details.
Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources
Plant Biosecurity Act 2010 (Victoria)
Plant Biosecurity Regulations 2012 (Victoria)
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