Appointment as an Authorised Buyer of Rice - New South Wales


You will need this licence if you intend to purchase rice grown in New South Wales.

Please be aware that one company currently holds a licence that gives them the exclusive right to export rice from Australia. Therefore, this licence will not be granted unless the Board is satisfied that the rice purchased is intended exclusively for use in Australia.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible as an Authorised Buyer, you must:

  • not have had your appointment revoked during the previous two years
  • demonstrate that you can comply with the relevant conditions
  • provide all the information as outlined in the application form
  • pay the application fee and submit the form.

Further eligibility criteria are outlined on the application form.


Your licence will remain in force, unless revoked by the Board


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $500.00 Plus GST. Fees for 2022-23
Renew Renewal All -

The total fee is calculated based on the renewal fee of $500.00 (plus GST) plus a per tonne purchased component (plus GST).

The 'per tonne purchased component' may vary. Please contact the agency for more information.

Act(s) name

Rice Marketing Act 1983 New South Wales

Administering agency

The Rice Marketing Board

Contact details

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