2011-61 - Grain and Seed Export Program Fees and Charges

​​​Industry Advice Notice (IAN) 2011/51 of 23 September 2011 explained the rationale for proposed fees and charges for grain, seeds, nuts, fodder and timber exports underpinning the new service delivery model.

The following legislative instruments amending the current fees and charges structure have recently been certified.

  • Export Inspection (Establishment Registration Charges) Amendment Regulations 2011 (No. 2)
  • Export Inspection (Quantity Charge) Amendment Regulations 2011 (No. 1)
  • Export Inspection and Meat Charges Collection Amendment Regulations 2011 (No. 2)
  • Export Control (Fees) Amendment Orders 2011 (No. 2)

The amended fees and charges reflect the complex phytosanitary certification environment and the level of work required to underpin Australian export inspection and certification standards and align with the new grain exports service delivery model.

Below is a table of the fees and charges structure that will apply from 1 January 2012.

​Kylie Calhoun
A/g Assistant Secretary
Plant Export Operations
DAFF Biosecurity


Grain and Seed Exports Program
Fees and Charges from 1 January 2012

Charge Description Unit of charge Amount ($)
Fee for service
Inspection¼ hour36.00

Overtime
Time and half – continuous¼ hour15.00
Double time – continuous¼ hour20.00
Double time and a half – continuous

¼ hour25.00
Time and half - non-continuousminimum180.00
Double time - non-continuousminimum240.00
Double time and a half - non-continuousminimum300.00

Documentation fees
Export permit issued manuallyper document100.00
Export permit issued electronicallyper document16.00
Export permit - replacement - manual / electronicper document500.00
Phytosanitary certificate issued manuallyper document100.00
Phytosanitary certificate issued electronicallyper document16.00
Phytosanitary certificate replacement - manual / electronicper document500.00
Other Government documents issued manuallyper document100.00
Other Government documents issued electronicallyper document16.00
Other Government documents replacement - manual / electronicper document500.00

Registered Establishments
Registered Establishments (Bulk)application4 300.00
Registered Establishments (Other)application2 500.00
Registered Establishments (Both bulk and other)application4 300.00

Volume Charge
Tonnage chargetonne0.11
Last reviewed: 4 November 2019
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