Approval of Premises as a Quarantine Facility - Western Australia


You will need this approval if you intend to operate a quarantine facility. A quarantine facility includes facilities or land which will house, process or hold any potential carrier or declared pest.

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:

  • be a fit and proper person (for individuals)
  • ensure that each facility supervisor is a fit and proper person (for a body corporate).


Up to five years


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


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Act(s) name

Biosecurity and Agriculture Management Act 2007 Western Australia

Regulation(s) name

Biosecurity and Agriculture Management Regulations 2013 Western Australia

Application process


Your application for this approval must specify the:

  • purpose for which the approval is sought
  • activities that will be carried on at the quarantine facility and the procedures that will be used in the course of the activities
  • potential carrier or the scientific name or group of any declared pest proposed to be kept at the facility.

You must also provide an acknowledgement of your understanding that the grant of approval is subject to compliance with relevant animal welfare legislation, periodic inspection by officials may occur and that the approval may be revoked or suspended by the Agency at any time.


An application for the renewal of approval must be made not later than three months before the day on which the approval is due to expire. Renewal of an approval takes effect on the day after the expiry day.

Administering agency

Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development

Agriculture and Food

Contact details

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