Fees

From 21 July 2018, new fees and charges apply for all registration levels, applications for new chemical assessments, Inventory-related services, application for Prior Informed Consent (Rotterdam Convention).

The full costs of administering NICNAS are recovered through fees and charges paid by industrial chemical importers and manufacturers in accordance with the Australian Government Charging Framework and the Australian Government Cost Recovery Guidelines.

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Registration fees

Registration level
(formerly known as Tier)

Introduction value

Fee (AUD)
(GST does not apply)

A

$1–$99,999

$194

B

$100,000–$499,999

$540

C

$500,000–$4,999,999

$2,480

D

$5,000,000+

$24,310

Registration late penalty fees

Registration level
(formerly known as Tier)

Introduction value

Fee (AUD)
(GST does not apply)

A

$1–$99,999

$105

B

$100,000–$499,999

$105

C

$500,000–$4,999,999

$200

D

$5,000,000+

$1,980

Notification fees

Category

Description

Fee (AUD)
(GST does not apply)

Certificate applications

Standard assessment (STD)

$19,440

Limited assessment (LTD)

$13,910

Polymer of low concern (PLC)

$6,440

Application for extension of assessment certificate

$5,930

Self-assessment certificate applications

Self-assessment application non-hazardous chemical

$12,070

Self-assessment application non-hazardous polymer

$11,250

Polymer of low concern self-assessment application (SAPLC)

$4,400

Permit applications

Commercial evaluation permit application (CEC)

$4,600

Low volume chemical permit application (LVC)

$4,600

Controlled use permit application (export only)

$4,600

Controlled use permit application (other)

$4,600

Application for early introduction permit (EIP)

$2,760

Section 30 permit application

$9,820

Permit renewal applications

Commercial evaluation renewal application (CER)

$2,400

Low volume chemical permit renewal application (LVCR)

$2,400

Controlled use permit renewal application

$2,400

Other applications

Secondary notifications of new chemicals, other than a synthetic PLC

$11,150

Secondary notifications of a new chemical that is a synthetic PLC

$5,010

Alternate state law application

$12,070

Reduced fee options

Approved foreign scheme—STD

$14,320

Approved foreign scheme—LTD

$10,330

Approved foreign scheme—PLC

$3,990

Assessed by comparable agency—STD (was Modular—STD)

$15,550

Assessed by comparable agency—LTD (was Modular—LTD)

$11,050

Assessed by comparable agency—PLC (was Modular—PLC)

$5,220

NICNAS previously assessed similar chemical—STD (was Modular—STD)

$11,760

NICNAS previously assessed similar chemical—LTD (was Modular—LTD)

$8,490

NICNAS previously assessed similar chemical—PLC (was Modular—PLC)

$3,890

Group assessment—STD (was Modular—secondary chemical)

$4,600

Group assessment—LTD or PLC (was Modular—secondary chemical)

$2,970

New chemical assessments

Variation of schedule data requirements

$3,070

Nomination of foreign scheme

$8,390

Exempt information

$1,180

Application to vary assessment report

$4,810

Application to vary full public report

$4,810

Inventory fees

Description

Fee (AUD)
(GST does not apply)

Confidential listing searches on the Inventory

No fee

Confidential listing of a new industrial chemical

$3,990

Application to retain confidential listing (confidential relisting)

$3,990

Application for early non-confidential listing (made within 28 days of receiving assessment certificate)

No fee

Application for early non-confidential listing (made after the above 28 day no fee period)

$920

Application to be a holder of a confidence

$870

Rotterdam Convention prior information consent (PIC) fees

Description

Fee (AUD)
(GST does not apply)

PIC—export category A

$920

PIC—export category B

$1,990

PIC—import

$1,990

Last update 29 May 2019