Restricted Pesticide Authorisation - New South Wales

Description

You may require this authorisation if you intend to use or possess a restricted pesticide. A pesticide is any substance or mixture of substances used to destroy or alter the lifecycle 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.

A restricted pesticide is a pesticide that may:

  • Have a harmful effect to humans;
  • Have an unintended effect that is harmful to any animal, plant or to the environment;
  • Require special knowledge, skill or qualifications in their preparation or handling; or
  • Require special equipment to use the product safely.

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 authorisation you must:

  • Demonstrate that you are competent to use or possess a restricted pesticide without unintended harm being caused by the pesticide;
  • Submit the application form with all the required information; and
  • Pay the prescribed fee (if required).

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

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 Application for a Restricted Pesticide Authorisation - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.

Other resources

Task Business Structure Resources
Comply All Pesticide Control Orders (Opens in new window)

Act(s) name

Pesticides Act 1999 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.

General enquiries, Environment Line

NSW Environment Protection Authority

Department of Planning and Environment

Operating address: Level 14
59-61 Goulburn Street
Sydney
New South Wales 2000
Mailing address: PO BOX A290
Sydney South, New South Wales 1232
Phone: 02 9995 5555
Phone: 13 15 55
Fax: 02 9995 5911
Email: info@environment.nsw.gov.au