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Exporting organic and biodynamic products from Australia

​We regulate the export of organic products from Australia. This ensures that goods:

  • comply with export laws
  • meet importing country requirements.

Laws and regulations

Regulation assures our trading partners that our goods are safe to import.

Our export laws define:

  • types of products regulated
  • your obligations, if you are involved in exporting regulated products.

We can help you understand your obligations under Australian export laws.


You are responsible for declaring your organic produce are fit for export.

New exporters

Follow our step-by-step guide to exporting organic produce.

Regular exporters

Make sure you meet all requirements for exporters of organic produce.

Organic certified operators

If you prepare organic produce for export, you must be certified by an approved certifying organisation. This includes:

  • producers
  • suppliers
  • processors
  • manufacturers
  • storage facilities.

You are responsible for preparing or processing goods in line with export requirements.

Read more about being an organic-certified operator.

Approved certifying organisations

You are responsible for:

  • certifying organic operators
  • issuing organic produce certificates.

You may also provide advice on export requirements to organic operators and exporters.

Read more about approved certifying organisations.

Online services and systems

Check export requirements in our Manual of Importing Country Requirements (MICoR).

Stay informed

Check our organic export industry notices.

We use these to inform industry of changes to:

  • laws and regulations
  • market access conditions
  • operational requirements.

Fees and charges

All export fees and charges are detailed in our charging guidelines.