Plant Import Permit - Northern Territory


You will need this permit if you intend to import plants, plant products or associated material and equipment into the Northern Territory.

There are four categories of permits available:

  • plants and plant products
  • hay and other fodder
  • soil, compost and potting mix
  • machinery and equipment (plant related material).

When importing machinery and equipment, you may need to provide evidence from the state or territory of origin, proving the material has been treated and cleaned appropriately.

When importing hay and fodder, you must ensure that a vendor declaration travels with the product. You must also send a copy of details of the product to the agency.

Service type


A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.


As specified


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All - The permit fee for hay and other fodder has been waived until further notice.
Apply Application All $40.00

Fees for 2023-24

Other resources

Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All Plant Health Manual - PDF (Opens in new window)

Approval time

Applications must be submitted at least five working days before the proposed import.

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.