Application for Accreditation (EPA) - Victoria


You may volunteer for this accreditation if you intend to operate an Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) accredited works premises.

This accreditation allows your business to operate under a less prescriptive regime than would otherwise be applied. It is only available to companies that can demonstrate the capability and commitment to achieve good environmental performance.

Please consult the responsible agency for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance (if any) that may be required.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible you must:

  • be the holder of an Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) licence
  • have a certified Environmental Management System, an endorsed Environmental Improvement Plan, or an Environmental Audit program endorsed by an EPA appointed environmental auditor (industrial facilities)
  • have a good environmental record
  • pay all required fees
  • provide the Agency with any supporting documentation
  • complete any relevant forms.

Please consult the responsible agency for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Ongoing eligibility requirements

It is an ongoing requirement of this licence that you, the licence holder, submit a performance statement. The statement must include:

  • an analysis of performance against the provisions of the licence for the previous calendar year
  • any other information required under the licence
  • be signed by you, the licence holder.


Ongoing. The EPA may review an accreditation within 5 years of the grant of accreditation or the last review of accreditation.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $1481.00

Fee for application for accreditation.

Fees for 2020 - 21.


Other resources

Act(s) name

Environment Protection Act 1970 Victoria

Administering agency

Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning

Environment Protection Authority Victoria

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:

Licensing Officer

Environment Protection Authority Victoria

Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning

Operating address: 200 Victoria Street
Carlton, Victoria 3053
Mailing address: GPO BOX 4395
Melbourne, Victoria 3001
Phone: 1300 372 842
Fax: 03 9695 2610
Website: Environment Protection Authority Victoria (Opens in new window)

Supporting information