Importing biological products

​​​​The Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment Biological Imports Program administers Australian biosecurity conditions for the importation of biological products. These include animal or microbial derived products such as foods, therapeutics, laboratory materials, and vaccines.

Fees apply for the import of biological products to Australia. These can be viewed in full in the department’s charging guidelines.

Note: The Biological Imports Program does not manage the following commodities which are administered by the sections below:

Launch the Biosecurity Import Conditions system (BICON)

Last reviewed: 4 February 2020
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