Biosecurity Certificate - New South Wales

Description

You will need this certificate if you intend to undertake an activity or work that involves the use of biosecurity matter. This certificate states that a matter:

  • is free from a specified pest or disease or contaminant
  • is in a specified condition
  • is from an area that is free from a pest or disease
  • has been the subject of a specified treatment
  • meets specified requirements
  • complies with any matter prescribed by the regulations.
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

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

Duration

Duration of biosecurity certificates will be subject to the conditions of the certificate.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Description
Apply Application

Authorised officers charge a fee at the rate of $200 per hour or part thereof (charged incrementally by 15 minutes), for all biosecurity certification services.

Act(s) name

Biosecurity Act 2015 NSW

Regulation(s) name

Biosecurity Regulation 2017 NSW

Additional information

There are several types of biosecurity permits including:

  • Area Freedom Certificate which certifies that an area is free from a specified biosecurity matter
  • Plant Health Assurance Certificate which certifies that a business meets the requirements of a Certification Assurance Arrangement
  • Plant Health Certificate which is a certificate relating to plant biosecurity
  • Animal Health Certificate which is a certificate that am animal has come from a specified pest or disease free area or has been treated in a specified manner
  • Export Health Certificate which certifies that the property of origin for animal or animal product is free from certain disease, or inspection of the animals to determine their health status, or both
  • Weed Freedom Certificate which certifies that any general machinery and equipment, grain harvesters and comb trailers have been cleaned and treated in a specified manner

Administering agency

Department of Industry

NSW Department of Primary Industries

Biosecurity NSW

Contact details

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Enquiries

Biosecurity NSW

NSW Department of Primary Industries

Department of Industry

Operating address: 161 Kite Street
Orange, New South Wales, 2800
Australia
Mailing address: Locked Mail Bag Service 21
Orange, New South Wales, 2800
Australia
Toll Free: 1800 808 095
Phone: 02 6391 3100
Fax: 02 6391 3336
Email: biosecurity@dpi.nsw.gov.au
Website: Biosecurity NSW (Opens in new window)