Export and Assurance Certificates - Western Australia

Service summary

You may require this certificate if you intend to move within, import into or export from WA, any agricultural or related items. A certificate may be granted for any of the following:

  • animals
  • agricultural products
  • potential carriers
  • animal feed
  • fertilisers.

The certificates may make any of the following requirements to ensure that the certified thing:

  • is of a particular quality or grade
  • is in a particular condition
  • is free from a particular organism, chemical residue, contaminant or adulterant
  • was produced in a particular area or place
  • was produced in a particular manner
  • has been treated in a particular way
  • complies with particular conditions or requirements.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type

Licence

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

Eligibility requirements

For the purpose of determining whether to issue an export certificate in relation to animals, agricultural products, potential carriers, animal feed or fertilisers, an inspector may do any or all of the following to those items:

  • inspect, analyse or treat
  • take samples or specimens
  • supervise the treatment or grading
  • inspect materials used to treat or grade
  • do anything else that the Agency considers necessary or desirable.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Duration

As per certificate.

Fees

 TypeDescription
ApplyApplication

The fee for an export certificate will vary based on time of day, day of the week and the items to be inspected. Fees may be flat or charged per 15 minute block.

You may also be required to pay an additional fee for the provision of treatment, cleaning or sterilisation services.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information on fees.

Forms

 Resources
Apply

Application for Export and Assurance Certificates - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.

Administering agency

Department of Agriculture and Food
Pest and Disease Information Service

Act(s) name

Biosecurity and Agriculture Management Act 2007 (Western Australia)

Regulation(s) name

Biosecurity and Agriculture Management (Quality Assurance and Accreditation) Regulations 2013 (Western Australia)

Contact details

Enquiries
Department of Agriculture and Food
Pest and Disease Information Service


Operating address:
3 Baron-Hay Court
South Perth
Western Australia 6151

Phone:

1800084881
info@agric.wa.gov.au

Supporting information

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