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

Description

You will require this licence if you intend to operate a remotely piloted aircraft (RPA) for the purpose of the aerial application of pesticides. This is otherwise known as remote piloting. 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.

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

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

Duration

Up to five years

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application All

Please consult the Contact Officer for information on fees to be submitted.

Forms

Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All eConnect EPA (Opens in new window)
Apply All Application Form - Aerial Applicator Pilot Licence - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on this document.

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:

RPA Licence Enquiries, 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 5791
Email: chemicals.regulation@epa.nsw.gov.au
Website: NSW Environment Protection Authority (Opens in new window)