Certificate of Exemption of a Fertiliser - Tasmania


This certificate exempts a fertiliser from compliance with legislation. A fertiliser is defined as any substance likely to increase plant growth by supplying nutrients to plants or positively effecting soil conditions for that purpose. These substances are prescribed in legislation.

Fertiliser does not include:

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

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 certificate, you must:

  • supply the name of the fertiliser, the reasons for seeking the exemption and any other details as requested by the Agency
  • pay any required fees.

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


As specified on the certificate.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount
Apply Application All $162.00


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

Application process


Lodge your application with the Secretary.

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
Phone: 03 6777 2133
Fax: 03 6343 2833
Email: Stuart.Bowman@dpipwe.tas.gov.au