Permit to Move or Possess Prescribed Matter in a Quarantine, Infected or Protected Area - Tasmania


You will need this permit if you intend to move or possess prescribed matter within a quarantined, infected or protected area. An infected area is one that is deemed likely to have a List A pest or disease and / or a List B pest or disease present and the pest or disease needs to be controlled in the area. Protected areas are declared by the Authority if it is deemed necessary to prevent the introduction of a pest or disease into that area. Prescribed matter includes:

  • any plant
  • any plant product
  • any new or used related package, which may have contained a plant or plant product
  • a vehicle
  • any new or used agricultural equipment
  • any soil
  • any disease agent.

Service type


A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

Please contact the agency to identify any eligibility requirements.


As specified


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $80.10

Fees for 2023-24


Other resources

Act(s) name

Plant Quarantine Act 1997 Tasmania

Regulation(s) name

Plant Quarantine Regulations 2017 Tasmania

Approval time

60 business days

Administering agency

Department of Natural Resources and Environment

Biosecurity Tasmania

Contact details

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