You will require this certificate if you intend to pilot an aircraft which carries out the spraying of agricultural chemicals such as insecticide, fungicide or herbicide. Please note that spraying over hazardous areas will require an additional written consent from the Agency.
If you have an existing certificate from another State or Territory, you may not need to apply for a new certificate.
Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.
A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.
To be eligible for this certificate you must:
- Hold a current and valid commercial or senior commercial pilot's licence endorsed with the relevant agricultural rating;
- Have passed the relevant examinations; and
- Pay the required fees.
Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.
As specified by the Agency.
Certificates expire on 30 June each year.
Application for a Pilot Chemical Rating Certificate - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.
Within one week of the application being received by the Agency.
Department of Agriculture and Food
Aerial Spraying Control Act 1966 (Western Australia)
Aerial Spraying Control Regulations 1971 (Western Australia)
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