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

 

Description

Fee (AUD)
(GST does not apply)

Certificate applications

Standard assessment (STD)

Limited assessment (LTD)

Polymer of low concern (PLC)

Application for extension of assessment certificate

$19,440

$13,910

$6,440

$5,930

Self-assessment certificate applications

Self-assessment application non-hazardous chemical

Self-assessment application non-hazardous polymer

Polymer of low concern self-assessment application (SAPLC)

$12,070

$11,250

$4,400

Permit applications

Commercial evaluation permit application (CEC)

Low volume chemical permit application (LVC)

Controlled use permit application (export only)

Controlled use permit application (other)

Application for early introduction permit (EIP)

Section 30 permit application

$4,600

$4,600

$4,600

$4,600

$2,760

$9,820

Permit renewal applications

Commercial evaluation renewal application (CER)

Low volume chemical permit renewal application (LVCR)

Controlled use permit renewal application

$2,400

$2,400

$2,400

Other applications

Secondary notifications of new chemicals, other than a synthetic PLC

Secondary notifications of a new chemical that is a synthetic PLC

Alternate state law application

$11,150

$5,010

$12,070

Reduced fee options

Approved foreign scheme—STD

Approved foreign scheme—LTD

Approved foreign scheme—PLC

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

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

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

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

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

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

Group assessment—STD (was Modular—secondary chemical)

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

$14,320

$10,330

$3,990

$15,550

$11,050

$5,220

$11,760

$8,490

$3,890

$4,600

$2,970

New chemical assessments

Variation of schedule data requirements

Nomination of foreign scheme

Exempt information

Application to vary assessment report

Application to vary full public report

$3,070

$8,390

$1,180

$4,810

$4,810

AICS Inventory fees

Description

Fee (AUD)
(GST does not apply)

Confidential listing of a new industrial chemical

$3,990

Application to retain confidential listing

$3,990

Application for early non-confidential listing with fee

$920

Application to be a holder of a confidence

$870

Note there is no charge for searching confidential listings on the Inventory.

Rotterdam Convention prior information consent (PIC) fees

DescriptionFee (AUD)
(GST does not apply)

Fee (AUD)
(GST does not apply)

PIC—export category A

$920

PIC—export category B

$1,990

PIC—import

$1,990

Last update 5 November 2018