Plant Health Certificate (PHC) - South Australia


There are two applications:
1. SA entry requirements stipulate a PHC must accompany imported consignments of certain fruit, fruiting vegetables (tomatoes, capcicums, eggplant and chillies) vegetables, plants/trees (eg apple, avocado, citrus, grapevines, stone fruits, tomato and certain flowers), soil and plants in soil.
Issued by the exporting State Authority with associated fees payable by consignor or person requesting certificate.
2. SA produce consigned interstate may require a PHC to accompany each consignment to meet the Entry Requirements of the destination State. These are issued by Biosecurity SA Plant Health with applicable fees payable by the person requesting the certificate/consignor.

A legally equivalent Plant Health Assurance Certificate (PHAC) may be issued by a business accredited to operate Compliance Arrangements approved by a State Authority.

Service type


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


Per consignment.


Variable; please contact the Agency

Act(s) name

Plant Health Act 2009 South Australia

Regulation(s) name

Plant Health Regulations 2009 South Australia

Administering agency

Department of Primary Industries and Regions, SA

Biosecurity SA Plant Health

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:

ICA Officer

Operating address: 33 Flemington Street
Glenside SA 5065
Mailing address: 33 Flemington Street
Glenside SA 5065
Phone: 0882077814
Fax: 0882077844
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