Certificate of Exemption of a Fertiliser - Tasmania


You will need this certificate if you intend to gain an exemption from compliance with legislation for a fertiliser.

A fertiliser is any substance likely to increase plant growth by supplying nutrients to plants or positively effecting soil conditions for that purpose other than:

  • farmyard or stable manure
  • humus
  • seaweed
  • crude night-soil
  • crude offal
  • crude refuse or crude waste which is untreated or undried.

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 certificate you must supply the:

  • name of the fertiliser
  • the reasons for seeking the exemption
  • any other details as requested by the agency.


As specified


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $165.00

Fees for 2021-22


Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All Application for a Certificate of Exemption - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.

Act(s) name

Fertilizers Act 1993 Tasmania

Regulation(s) name

Fertilizers Regulations 2017 Tasmania

Administering agency

Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment


Agvet Chemicals

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:

Chemicals Coordinator

Agvet Chemicals


Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment

Operating address: 165 Westbury Road
Prospect, Tasmania 7250
Mailing address: PO BOX 46
Kings Meadows, Tasmania 7249
Phone: 03 6777 2133
Fax: 03 6343 2833
Email: state.coordinator@dpipwe.tas.gov.au
Website: Agvet Chemicals (Opens in new window)