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Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) Applicator Controller Licence - New South Wales

Description

You will need this licence if you intend to operate a remotely piloted aircraft (RPA) for the purpose of the aerial application of pesticides.

A pesticide is any substance or mixture of substances used to destroy or alter the life cycle of any pest. Pesticides are used in commercial, domestic and urban and rural environments and include bactericides, baits, fungicides, herbicides, insecticides, lures, rodenticides and repellents.

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:

  • obtain an RPA certification from the relevant Commonwealth agency
  • have completed specified units of competency set out by the state agency.

You must also hold an RPA applicator business licence, or be engaged or employed by a holder of a licence.

Duration

Up to 5 years

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All -

Fees:

  • one year - $107.00
  • five years - $425.00.

Fees for 2023-24

General Duplicate Certificate All $26.00

Fees for 2023-24

Renew Renewal All -

Fees:

  • one year - $107.00
  • five years - $425.00.

Fees for 2023-24

Forms

Other resources

Task Business Structure Resources
Comply All Automatic Mutual Recognition (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 Climate Change, Energy, the Environment and Water

NSW Environment Protection Authority

Contact details

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