Registration of Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals - Australian Government


You will be required to apply for this registration if you are a chemical producer that develops new agricultural and veterinary chemical products. Registration is required for each new product you produce.

Registration is required for all veterinary and agricultural chemical products that will be listed for sale in Australia; including:

  • pesticides
  • herbicides
  • hormonal growth promotants
  • drenches and veterinary or animal companion or therapeutic chemical products such as veterinary vaccines proposed for sale in Australia.

Additional approval is required for product labels and for products that have a new brand name.

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 to receive this registration you must:

  • assemble a complete data package on the product
  • provide an application package
  • provide a draft label that complies with the current code of practice for labelling agricultural and veterinary chemical products.

Applications for registration of registered chemical products with a new brand name are to be submitted in the same manner.

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


12 months.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application Sole Trader, Partnership, Company, Trust, Co-operative, Incorporated Association, Other

Fees will vary depending on your circumstances. Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

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.

General Enquiries

Operating address: 18 Wormald Street
Australian Capital Territory 2609
Mailing address: PO BOX 6182
Kingston, Australian Capital Territory 2604
Phone: 02 6210 4701