Biosecurity Permit - New South Wales


You will require this permit if you intend to undertake activities that would otherwise be not allowed under biosecurity legislation. This permit allows you to apply to undertake activities involving:

  • animal, aquatic and pests and diseases
  • contaminants and residues
  • fertiliser
  • invasive animals and weeds
  • the National Livestock Identification System (NLIS).

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

Please consult with the Contact Officer for information on any eligibility requirements.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $720.00

You may also have to pay an administrative charge of $80 per hour.


Act(s) name

Biosecurity Act 2015 New South Wales

Regulation(s) name

Biosecurity Regulation 2017 New South Wales

Additional information

You will require this permit if you intend to undertake an activity that is:

  • a contravention of a biosecurity undertaking / direction
  • a contravention of biosecurity legislation
  • a contravention of the Biosecurity Order (Permitted Activities)
  • dealing with prohibited matter
  • a contravention of a control order
  • a contravention of an emergency order
  • a contravention of conditions of a biosecurity registration
  • a prohibited dealing.

Administering agency

Department of Regional NSW

NSW Department of Primary Industries

Biosecurity NSW

Contact details

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

Please use these contact details for help or more information:


Biosecurity NSW

NSW Department of Primary Industries

Department of Regional NSW

New South Wales
Operating address: 105 Prince Street
Orange, New South Wales 2800
Mailing address: LOCKED BAG 21
Orange, New South Wales 2800
Toll Free: 1800 680 244
Website: Biosecurity NSW (Opens in new window)