Pest Control Licence - Technician - Victoria

Description

You will require this licence if you intend to carry on the business of controlling, destroying or repelling pests as a pest control operator. There are three types of licence authorisations which may be listed on the licence depending on the type of pest control work to be undertaken and qualifications of the licence holder:

  • pesticides (excluding fumigants) formulated for the control of arthropods, rodents, birds and fungi, which are used to control pests (other than pest animals)
  • pesticides formulated for the control of pest animals
    or
  • pesticides in the form of fumigants.

Additional licence authorisations may be added to an existing licence upon written request and upon satisfying the qualification requirements for that additional authorisation.

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

Service type

Licence

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

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this licence, you must:

  • be a natural person
  • provide evidence that the prescribed qualifications have been attained
  • show that you are a fit and proper person for the position
  • provide any additional required information
  • pay the prescribed fees.

Ongoing Eligibility Requirements

Conditions or restrictions may be placed upon the licence. There are prescribed additional requirements relating to pesticide and chemical storage, use and transport of pesticides, application equipment, personal protective equipment and other safety items, maintenance of specified records, lodgement of specified returns, and facilitating the conduct of routine inspections by the agency.

Failure to renew the licence prior to its expiry date will result in cancellation of the licence. Conviction of an offence against the Act or regulations may also result in the cancellation or suspension of the licence.

Duration

3 years.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Amount Description
Apply Application $642.70

Fees for 2017-18.

Lodgement process

Apply

Lodge your application form, fee, and any associated documents directly with the agency. You will need to attach:

  • A certified copy of relevant qualification certificates in support of your application; and
  • A colour photograph of yourself that meets the specified requirements.

Administering agency

Department of Health and Human Services

Pest Control Program

Contact details

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

Licensing Officer

Pest Control Program

Department of Health and Human Services

Phone: 1300 767 469
Fax: 1300 769 274
Email: pestcontrol@dhhs.vic.gov.au
Website: https://www2.health.vic.gov.au/public-health/environmental-health/pesticide-use-and-pest-control (Opens in new window)