Commercial Operator Licence - Tasmania


You will need this licence if you intend to operate a business that provides commercial ground or pest management spraying services, such as:

  • broad acre agricultural spraying
  • forestry spray contracting
  • roadside weed spraying
  • insect, disease or weed control in lawns and gardens
  • insect and rodent control in and around homes and buildings.

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 will need to hold appropriate professional indemnity insurance.


Up to five years unless cancelled


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.