Grain Surveyor Accreditation - Australian Government


If you intend to undertake bulk vessel surveys for the export of prescribed plants or plant products, you must be a marine surveyor accredited under the Accredited Grain Surveyor Accreditation (AGSA) scheme. This is to ensure that marine surveyors undertaking empty bulk vessel surveys are sufficiently qualified and experienced to provide greater assurance that bulk vessel surveys comply with agricultural export legislation.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

To apply, accredited marine surveyors are required to hold Professional Indemnity Insurance to a minimum amount of $1,000,000.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $150.00

Fees for 2023-24

Apply Licence All $250.00

Fees for 2023-24


Approval time

10 business days

Administering agency

Department of Agriculture Fisheries and Forestry


Contact details

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