Approval of Premises as a Quarantine Facility - Tasmania


You will require this approval if you intend to operate a quarantine facility for the purpose of examining prescribed matter that is imported into, or to be exported out of, Tasmania. A quarantine facility includes but is not limited to any facility or land which will house, process or hold any potential carrier or declared pest or disease.

Declared pests include certain types of plants, animals and diseases. For a list of declared pests and diseases visit the Agency website.

Authorised inspectors will issue a certificate authorising the release of the prescribed matter once satisfied it is free from pests and diseases.

Please consult the Contact Officer 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 approval you must apply in writing, enclosing any applicable fees and charges. You must specify the place to which your application relates and the purpose for which the application is sought.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.


To be determined.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount
Apply Application All $218.70


Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All Application for an Approved Place of Quarantine - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.

Act(s) name

Plant Quarantine Act 1997 Tasmania

Regulation(s) name

Plant Quarantine Regulations 2017 Tasmania

Administering agency

Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment

Biosecurity Tasmania

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:


Biosecurity Tasmania

Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment

Operating address: 1 Franklin Wharf
Tasmania 7000
Phone: 03 6165 3777
Phone: 03 6165 3085
Fax: 03 6173 0225