Noxious Weed Permit - Victoria


You will need this permit if you intend to buy, plant, transport, sell or import noxious weeds or their seeds.

A plant species may be declared a noxious weed if it poses an actual or potential serious threat to primary production, Crown Land, the environment or community health. A species may be declared in one of four categories:

  • state prohibited
  • regionally prohibited
  • regionally controlled
  • restricted.

 A permit is also required to:

  • sell or move soil, sand, gravel or rock that could contain noxious weeds
  • sell fodder or grain which may contain seeds or other parts of noxious weeds
  • deposit a noxious weed or noxious weed seeds that are capable of germinating on land
  • sell or hire machinery or substances for use in primary production that contain seeds or other parts of a noxious weed
  • sell an animal that is carrying seeds of a noxious weed.

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 permit, you must:

  • state the acts and people that this permit will apply to
  • comply with all conditions
  • pay the required fee if applicable.


As specified


Fees Details for this service in table format.

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


Act(s) name

Catchment and Land Protection Act 1994 Victoria

Administering agency

Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions

Agriculture 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:

General Enquiries

Agriculture Victoria

Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions

Operating address: 121 Exhibition Street
Melbourne, Victoria 3000
Operating address: 1 Spring Street
Melbourne, Victoria 3000
Mailing address: GPO BOX 4509
Melbourne, Victoria 3001
Mailing address: PO BOX 2500
Bendigo, Victoria 3554
Website: Agriculture Victoria (Opens in new window)