Hydroponic Equipment Dealer's Licence - South Australia


You will need this licence to sell prescribed hydroponic equipment by retail or wholesale. Hydroponic equipment means equipment that is used to grow plants without soil.

Prescribed hydroponic equipment means:

  • metal halide lights, high pressure sodium lights and mercury vapour lights over 400 watts
  • ballast boxes for use with metal halide, high pressure sodium or mercury vapour lights
  • devices including control gear, lamp mounts and reflectors designed to amplify light or heat and for use with metal halide, high pressure sodium or mercury vapour lights
  • carbon filters designed to filter air within a room, from one area of a building to another or from inside to outside
  • units designed to contain plants and rotate around a light source so that the plants grow hydroponically while being exposed to light or heat or both.

Employees who work in a business involved in the sale of prescribed hydroponics equipment will need separate approval.

Please contact the agency for more information.

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 licence, you must:

  • complete a National Police Check
  • be a fit and proper person to hold a licence. Whether you are a fit and proper person is determined by reference to your honesty, integrity and character, and may involve assessment of your criminal history, financial history, professional conduct and associates.

You will not be eligible for this licence if:

  • in the 5 years prior to your application for a licence, you have been found guilty of an offence prescribed by the Regulations
  • you are under a control order.

This licence is available to individuals and body corporates.

Please consult the agency for more information regarding eligibility requirements.





Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $860.00

Body corporate application fee. Fees for 2022-23

Apply Application All $531.00

Individual application fee. Fees for 2022-23

Apply Licence All $942.00

Body corporate annual fee. Fees for 2022-23

Apply Licence All $721.00

Individual annual fee. Fees for 2022-23

Application process


Please lodge your completed application with:

  • fee payment
  • a Personal Information Declaration
  • a National Police Check.

You may need to have your fingerprints and photograph taken as part of the application process.

Administering agency

South Australia Police

Licensing Enforcement Branch

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.