Application for a Food Control Certificate - Australian Government

Description

You will require this certificate if you intend to import food into Australia, including for your own consumption. Your certificate will specify whether the food to which the certificate relates is required to be inspected and / or analysed by an authorised officer. This is to ensure that food imported into Australia meets the applicable standards and does not pose a risk to human health.

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

To be eligible for this certificate you must provide the following details:

  • The name of the vessel on which the food is imported;
  • The port of loading of the vessel;
  • The date on which the food is, or is to be, landed in Australia;
  • Your name and address as the person importing the food, and your agent in relation to the importation;
  • A description of the food;
  • Country of origin;
  • Details of the food manufacturer or packer;
  • Brand name of the food;
  • The number of packages that are to be imported in the consignment, and the weight of each package;
  • The total weight of the consignment;
  • Of any lot codes provided in relation to the consignment; and
  • The place at which the consignment may be inspected.

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

Duration

Per consignment.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Description
Apply Application

Please consult the Contact Officer for information on fees to be submitted.

Forms

Task Resources
Apply Application for a Food Control Certificate - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.

Administering agency

Department of Agriculture and Water Resources

Import Conditions and Permits

Contact details

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Imported Food Inspection Program, Operations Division

Operating address: Edmund Barton Building
Kings Avenue
Barton
Australian Capital Territory 2600
Phone: 02 62723933
Phone: 1800020504

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Imported Food Inspection Program, Operations Division

Operating address: 42-44 Qantas Drive
Eagle Farm
Queensland 4009
Mailing address: PO Box 222
Hamilton
Queensland 4007
Phone: 07 32468755
Phone: 1800020504
Fax: 07 32468639
Email: brisbaneimportedfoods@aqis.gov.au

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Imported Food Inspection Program, Operations Division

Operating address: 8 Butler Street
Port Adelaide
South Australia 5015
Mailing address: PO Box 63
Port Adelaide
South Australia 5015
Phone: 08 83059700
Phone: 1800020504
Fax: 08 83059820
Email: saimpclear@aqis.gov.au

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Imported Food Inspection Program, Operations Division

Operating address: Quarantine Inspection Centre
1 Crewe Place
Rosebery
New South Wales 2018
Mailing address: PO Box 657
Mascot
New South Wales 1460
Phone: 02 83347444
Phone: 1800020504
Fax: 02 93647340
Email: nswimpfood@aqis.gov.au

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Imported Food Program, Operations Division

Operating address: Level 6, Customs House
414 Latrobe Street
Melbourne
Victoria 3000
Mailing address: PO Box 12520
Abeckett Street
Victoria 8006
Phone: 03 92466777
Phone: 1800020504
Fax: 03 92466800
Email: vicaqis@aqis.gov.au

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Imported Food Inspection Program, Operations Division

Operating address: Quarantine Centre, Macquarie Wharf No 1
Hunter Street
Hobart
Tasmania 7000
Phone: 03 62333626
Phone: 1800020504
Fax: 03 62346785
Email: pr@aqis.gov.au

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Imported Food Inspection Program, Operations Division

Operating address: Level 1, Wing A, Market Square
280 Bannister Road
Canning Vale
Western Australia 6155
Mailing address: PO Box 1410
Canning Vale DC
Western Australia 6970
Phone: 08 93115333
Phone: 1800020504
Fax: 08 94553052
Email: pr@aqis.gov.au

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Imported Food Inspection Program, Operations Division

Mailing address: PO Box 1970
Berrimah
Northern Territory 0828
Phone: 08 89992136
Phone: 1800020504
Fax: 08 89992108
Email: pr@aqis.gov.au