Fees

We have new fees from 1 August 2019

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) 2019-20 registration year
(GST does not apply)

A

$1–$99,999

$200

B

$100,000–$499,999

$550

C

$500,000–$4,999,999

$2,515

D

$5,000,000+

$24,640

Registration late penalty fees

Note there is no increase for late penalty fees from 1 August 2019.

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) from 1 August 2019
(GST does not apply)

Certificate applications

Standard assessment (STD)

$19,890

Limited assessment (LTD)

$14,230

Polymer of low concern (PLC)

$6,590

Application for extension of assessment certificate

$6,070

Self-assessment certificate applications

Self-assessment application non-hazardous chemical

$12,350

Self-assessment application non-hazardous polymer

$11,510

Polymer of low concern self-assessment application (SAPLC)

$4,500

Permit applications

Commercial evaluation permit application (CEC)

$4,710

Low volume chemical permit application (LVC)

$4,710

Controlled use permit application (export only)

$4,710

Controlled use permit application (other)

$4,710

Application for early introduction permit (EIP)

$2,820

Section 30 permit application

$10,050

Permit renewal applications

Commercial evaluation renewal application (CER)

$2,460

Low volume chemical permit renewal application (LVCR)

$2,460

Controlled use permit renewal application

$2,460

Other applications

Secondary notifications of new chemicals, other than a synthetic PLC

$11,410

Secondary notifications of a new chemical that is a synthetic PLC

$5,130

Alternate state law application

$12,350

Reduced fee options

Approved foreign scheme—STD

$14,650

Approved foreign scheme—LTD

$10,570

Approved foreign scheme—PLC

$4,080

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

$15,910

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

$11,310

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

$5,340

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

$12,030

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

$8,690

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

$3,980

Group assessment—STD (was Modular—secondary chemical)

$4,710

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

$3,040

New chemical assessments

Variation of schedule data requirements

$3,140

Nomination of foreign scheme

$8,590

Exempt information

$1,210

Application to vary assessment report

$4,920

Application to vary full public report

$4,920

Inventory fees

Description

Fee (AUD) from 1 August 2019
(GST does not apply)

Confidential listing searches on the Inventory

No fee

Confidential listing of a new industrial chemical

$4,080

Application to retain confidential listing (confidential relisting)

$4,080

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)

$940

Application to be a holder of a confidence

$890

Rotterdam Convention prior information consent (PIC) fees

Description

Fee (AUD) from 1 August 2019
(GST does not apply)

PIC—export category A

$940

PIC—export category B

$2,040

PIC—import

$2,040

Last update 1 August 2019