Biosecurity Forms


Plants and Plant Products

All fruit/vegetables/plants/plant products entering Tasmania must be accompanied by Approved Plant Health Documentation from the state of origin certifying that they meet the entry conditions for Tasmania.

If you are importing fruit or vegetables
  • You will need to lodge no later than 24 hours prior to arrival in Tasmania by fax or email a Notice of Intention to Import Produce.

 Notice of intention to import produce into Tasmania (DOCX 62Kb)

If you are importing plants or plant products

If you are importing grain/seeds for sowing

Animal Imports

Refer to the individual forms, which accompany the information for specific animals in the Importing Animals area of the website.

Unaccompanied Personal Effects into Tasmania

If you are importing unaccompanied personal effects into Tasmania

Biosecurity In​​spection Request

If you are based in Tasmania and need to book a Biosecurity Tasmania offi​cer for an inspection, please use the following form:

  Biosecurity Inspection Request Form   (74Kb)

For electronic lodgement of Biosecurity forms, please send to

Report an Apiary Pest or Disease

Complete this form to report a suspected Apiary Pest or Disease:​

  Apiary Pest or Disease Notification Form   (141Kb)


Importers seeking va​riation of import requirements

  Checklist for Boaters, Fishers and Divers Travelling to Tasmania   (319Kb) 

Furt​​her information

Biosecurity Tasmania
Hobart (03) 6165 3777
Fax: (03) 03 6173 0225, Airport fax: (03) 6214 6023

Launceston (03) 6777 2162
Fax: (03) 6777 5159

Devonport (03) 6478 4110
Fax: (03) 6421 7614

After Hours 0418 125 634

Department switchboard: 1300 368 550 (local call cost Australia-wide)

Or call 1800 084 881 for the Biosecurity service in your state.