10 March 2020
Who does this notice affect?
All clients attempting to submit permit applications in the Biosecurity Import Conditions (BICON) system during this planned maintenance period.
All importers and customs brokers who will be required to lodge imported cargo documentation to the department for biosecurity assessment during this planned maintenance period.
All clients who will be required to make an online payment during this planned maintenance period.
All importers of plants, cats and/or dogs who will be required to use the Post Entry Biosecurity System during this planned maintenance period.
Due to scheduled maintenance, the Cargo Online Lodgement System (COLS), Online Payment Service (OPP) and Post Entry Biosecurity System (PEBS) will be unavailable from 23:00 Thursday 12 March to 02:00 Friday 13 March 2020 (AEDT).
BICON will be available during this time, however clients may encounter error messages when attempting to submit new permit applications or view invoices related to previously submitted applications.
Clients are advised to await the completion of this maintenance period before attempting to access these services.
If you have any concerns or questions please contact us at Information.