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 a RPA applicator business licence, or be engaged or employed by a holder of a licence.

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

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 $295.00

Forms

Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All Application for a RPA Applicator Controller Licence - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.
Apply All eConnect EPA (Opens in new window)

Act(s) name

Pesticides Act 1999 NSW

Regulation(s) name

Pesticides Regulation 2017 NSW

Administering agency

Department of Planning 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.

RPA Licence Enquiries, Chemicals and Radiation Licensing Unit

NSW Environment Protection Authority

Department of Planning and Environment

Mailing address: PO BOX A290
Sydney South, New South Wales 1232
Phone: 02 9995 5791
Email: hazardous.materials@epa.nsw.gov.au