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, capsicums, eggplant and chillies) vegetables, plants/trees (e.g. 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


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $34.50

Fee for issue of a plant health certificate.

Administering agency

Department of Primary Industries and Regions

Biosecurity SA

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:

Plant Health

Biosecurity SA

Department of Primary Industries and Regions

South Australia
Operating address: 33 Flemington Street
Glenside, South Australia 5065
Mailing address: GPO BOX 1671
Adelaide, South Australia 5001
Phone: 07 8207 7820