Authorisation to Use or Possess S7 Pesticides and / or Restricted Chemical Products - Northern Territory


You will need this authorisation if you intend to possess and use schedule 7 pesticides and restricted chemical products.

Schedule 7 chemicals are considered dangerous poisons which need special precautions for manufacture, handling and use. You will not be granted authorisation if you do not have genuine purpose for use or it is an unacceptable risk to health, the environment or trade.

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 a schedule 7 authorisation you must:

  • have a current AusChem, ChemCertor SMARTtrain level 3 accreditation or equivalent
  • be a suitable person to hold the authorisation
  • have a genuine purpose for using the chemical
  • have an address and storage place, where the chemical can be stored securely.

Ongoing eligibility requirements

You must keep a record of each purchase of a s7 pesticide.


Maximum of two years but no longer than the duration of the qualification.


Please check with the agency for information on fees to be submitted.

Administering agency

Department of Industry, Tourism and Trade

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:

Chemical Advisors

Department of Industry, Tourism and Trade

Northern Territory
Mailing address: GPO BOX 3000
Darwin, Northern Territory 0801
Phone: 08 8999 2344
Fax: 08 8999 2111
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