Certificate to Export Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals - Australian Government


You will require this certificate if you intend to export chemical products to certain countries. Before accepting products from Australia, these countries may require an assurance from the Australian government stating that the export chemical is suitable for supply and use.

This certificate makes a declaration about the formulation, or registration status of the product according to the importing country's requirements.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this certificate your application must include:

  • product name
  • registration number of the product (if applicable to the request)
  • registration holder's name and address details (if applicable to the request)
  • name and manufacturing site address of the company that manufactures the product
  • APVMA manufacturers licence number (if applicable to the request)
  • active constituents that appear on the label for the product
  • full formulation of the product
  • where the certificate request relates to an unregistered product, evidence of a valid export permit the number of certificates required
  • whether Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) authentication is required
  • if DFAT authentication is required, the name(s) of the destination country or countries.

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


As specified on the certificate.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $125.00 -
General Miscellaneous All $105.00 Additional technical or scientific assessment.


Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All Application Decision Tree (Opens in new window)

Act(s) name

Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals (Administration) Act 1992 Australian Government

Regulation(s) name

Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals (Administration) Regulations 1995 Australian Government

Approval time

Generally within 20 working days.

Administering agency

Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority

Registration Management and Enquiries

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Enquiries, Export

Registration Management and Enquiries

Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority

Operating address: 18 Wormald Street
Symonston, Australian Capital Territory 2609
Mailing address: PO BOX 6182
Kingston, Australian Capital Territory 2604
Phone: 02 6210 4701
Fax: 02 6210 4721
Email: export@apvma.gov.au