Poppy Permit - New South Wales


You will require this permit if you intend to coordinate the transport of alkaloid poppies or poppy material within New South Wales. This permit does not authorise you to grow or process alkaloid poppies, or replace the authorisation required to drive a vehicle for the purposes of transporting goods. Each of these activities requires a separate authorisation.

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 for this licence, you must:

  • be at least eighteen years of age, or a member of a company of which the directors are all at least eighteen years of age
  • ensure that the location, facilities and security arrangements of the premises to be used for the purposes of your licence are suitable for those purposes
  • not have been convicted of a serious offence in the previous ten years
  • be financially solvent
  • be considered a fit and proper person to hold the licence.

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


Up to one year.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount
Apply Application All $550.00


Other resources

Act(s) name

Poppy Industry Act 2016 New South Wales

Regulation(s) name

Poppy Industry Regulation 2016 New South Wales

Approval time

Up to two months.


This permit cannot be transferred.

Administering agency

Department of Regional NSW

NSW Department of Primary Industries

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:

NSW Licensing and Accreditation Services

NSW Department of Primary Industries

Department of Regional NSW

New South Wales
Phone: 1300 552 406
Email: poppies@dpi.nsw.gov.au
Website: NSW Department of Primary Industries (Opens in new window)