Certificate Timeframes and Fees

Timeframes

The APVMA makes every effort to process certificates for Export of Chemical Products efficiently. There are no statutory timeframe for the issue of certificates, however, to ensure the APVMA processes these certificates efficiently, the APVMA will endeavour to process most certificates within 20 working days.

This is based on all the required information being supplied at the time of request for the relevant certificate requested, the information being correct in accordance with APVMA records and the appropriate fee accompanying the request.

Please note: Before applying for a Certificate of Export (Unregistered Product), a permit must be obtained for the product. This type of application will also require assessment in order for it to be issued by the APVMA. The APVMA encourages applicants to plan ahead and submit requests for Certificates of Export (Unregistered Product) allowing sufficient time for evaluation. See Category 19 of Ag MORAG or Category 19 of Vet MORAG for more information about obtaining a permit.

Fees

The fee for certificates for Export of Chemical Products without Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) verification is $A125.00 for an individual product certificate prepared by the APVMA. There is no cost for the same certificate to different countries when applied for on the same day.

The fee for certificates for Export of Chemical Products with DFAT verification is $A145.00 for an individual product certificate prepared by the APVMA. For each additional certificate also requiring DFAT verification where the only change is the country of destination and the certificate is applied for on the same day the fee is $A20.00 per certificate.

Contact

For further information about certificates please contact:

Export - Certificates of Export

  • Exporting agricultural and veterinary chemicals

Phone: +61 2 6210 4701

Fax: +61 2 6210 4721

Email: export@apvma.gov.au

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