Agricultural Aircraft Operator Licence - Tasmania


You will need this licence if you intend to operate an aerial spraying business that involves the application of agricultural chemicals.

You do not need a licence for the aerial application of fertilisers, as they are not regarded as agricultural chemical products.

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:

  • hold an Aircraft Operators Certificate issued by the Civil Aviation Safety Authority
  • be Operation Spray Safe Accredited by the Aerial Agricultural Association of Australia
  • hold an approved indemnity insurance policy or a cover note for a minimum amount of $30 000.


As specified


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $178.00

Fees for 2023-24

Renew Renewal All $178.00

Fees for 2023-24

Act(s) name

Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals (Control of Use) Act 1995 Tasmania

Regulation(s) name

Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals (Control of Use) Regulations 2012 Tasmania

Approval time

30 business days

Administering agency

Department of Natural Resources and Environment


Agvet Chemicals

Contact details

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