Permission to Possess a Listed Pest or Disease - Tasmania


You will require this permission if you intend to possess an A or B listed pest or disease. A listing of declared pests and diseases is published annually. The lists of pests and diseases may be modified at any time by the Agency.

Generally, List A pests or diseases do not occur at all in Tasmania, while List B pests or diseases do occur in Tasmania but are restricted in their distribution or subject to quarantine control programs. All are threats to ecosystems of Tasmania. Please note that the lists of pests and diseases can be modified at any time.

Authorised inspectors will issue a certificate of release upon completion of satisfactory inspection of any material suspected to harbour a List A or B pest or disease.

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

Please consult with the Contact Officer for information on any eligibility requirements.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application Sole Trader, Partnership, Company, Trust, Co-operative, Incorporated Association, Other

Please consult the Contact Officer for information on fees to be submitted.

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.


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