Restricted Pesticide Authorisation - New South Wales


This authorisation will enable you 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
  • require special equipment to use the product safely.

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 authorisation, you must demonstrate that you are competent to use or possess a restricted pesticide.


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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

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