Pest Management Technician or Fumigator Licence - New South Wales

Description

You will require this licence if you intend to undertake fumigation work or pest management technician work (pest control services).

Fumigation work is the use of fumigants for the prevention, control or eradication of pests. Pest management technician work is the use of pesticides (other than fumigants) for the prevention, control or eradication of pests. There are situations where you will not require this licence including the use of pesticides for agricultural or horticulture purposes. Please be aware that if you intend to carry out both fumigation and pest management technician work, you will require two licences. You cannot apply for a combined licence.

Please be aware that prior to 1 September 2015, this licence was referred to as a certificate of competency. If you hold a certificate of competency under the old licensing regime, it will continue to be recognised until its expiry date. When you renew your licence, it will them be recognised under the current system.

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 licence you must:

  • provide evidence that you are 18 years of age or over
  • be considered a fit a proper person to hold the licence
  • provide proof of attainment of the relevant qualifications
  • hold an insurance policy or be eligible to obtain one.

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

Duration

5 years maximum.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount
Apply Application All $415.00

Forms

Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All eConnect EPA (Opens in new window)
Apply All Pest Management Technician, Fumigator or Ground Applicator Licence - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on this document.
Renew All Pest Management Technician, Fumigator or Ground Applicator Licence Replacement (Opens in new window)

Act(s) name

Pesticides Act 1999 New South Wales

Regulation(s) name

Pesticides Regulation 2017 New South Wales

Administering agency

Department of Planning, Industry and Environment

NSW Environment Protection Authority

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:

Chemicals and Radiation Licensing Unit

NSW Environment Protection Authority

Department of Planning, Industry and Environment

New South Wales
Mailing address: PO BOX A290
Sydney South, New South Wales 1235
Phone: 02 9995 5555
Phone: 13 15 55
Email: chemicals.regulation@epa.nsw.gov.au
Website: NSW Environment Protection Authority (Opens in new window)