Biosecurity Authorised Officer (Plant Standards) Approval - Victoria


You will require this approval if you intend to operate as an inspector of all plants, plant products, plant vectors, used packages and agricultural equipment and soil. Biosecurity Authorised Officers are usually appointed within government agencies, but may be sourced as outside biosecurity contractors.

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 approval, you must:

  • apply using the prescribed form
  • provide detail of qualification and expertise
  • provide detail of testing procedures and processes
  • provide any other information or documentation required by the agency
  • pay the prescribed fees.

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


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Please consult the responsible agency for information on fees to be submitted with your application.


Act(s) name

Plant Biosecurity Act 2010 Victoria

Regulation(s) name

Plant Biosecurity Regulations 2016 Victoria

Administering agency

Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions

Agriculture Victoria

Contact details

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