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Apply to add or remove a certificate holder

10

days to process

submit

form(s) in AICIS Business Services

Before you apply

  • Check that it has been less than 5 years since we issued the certificate - if 5 or more years have passed, the certificate has likely expired. Contact us if in doubt.
  • Check that there is no early listing in the Inventory related to your certificate - if an early listing has been granted, the certificate has expired.

Who can submit this application? 

The person or business that wants to be added as a certificate holder must submit the application via the AICIS Business Services. Each assessment certificate holder must provide a signed consent form to agree for the person or business to be added as a new holder.

Once you are added as a certificate holder, you have the same rights and obligations as the other holders and can lawfully introduce the chemical within the terms of the assessment certificate. 

Application requirements

  • Your AICIS Business ID 
  • AICIS assessment certificate number
  • Chemical name or AICIS approved chemical name (AACN)
  • Completed application form
  • Payment of our fee
  • Signed consent forms from all joint certificate holders

Fee

Description Fee $(AUD) (GST does not apply)

Apply to add a certificate holder

Go to our fees and charges page.

After you submit your application 

Once we have processed your application we will notify you that you have been added as a certificate holder. We will also notify the other certificate holders of the change. 

Anyone added as a certificate holder must understand their compliance obligations.

How to submit your application

You must submit your completed application with signed consent forms from all existing certificate holders in AICIS Business Services. You must provide us with all the information we ask for so we can process your application. 

*To view and use fillable forms, you need:

* Adobe Reader version 5.0 or higher [https://get.adobe.com/uk/reader/]

We aim to provide documents in an accessible format. If you're having problems using a document with your accessibility tools, please contact us for help.

Upload application and consent form(s) in AICIS Business Services

 Download

Step 1

Download the application and consent form. Fill out the required information. Click File > Save to save as a PDF and select a location for the file. You do not need to sign the application if you submit it through your own AICIS Business Service account. 

Step 2

Log into AICIS Business Services with your username and password, or create an account if you do not have one. 
Note, this step must be done by the person or business requesting to be added as a certificate holder. 

Step 3

Select the ‘Other applications’ tab, then select ‘create a new application’. From the picklist, select ‘Add a certificate holder'. Next select the business contact and application contact from the picklist.

Step 4

If you do not have the AICIS assessment certificate number (example CERT1234), you need to ask for this information from one of the existing certificate holders.

If an existing certificate holder does not have the AICIS assessment certificate number, they can contact us and quote or select 'Assessment certificate' as the topic. We can then provide it to them.

Go to the ‘Invoice’ tab to pay the fee. You can then proceed the application by clicking on the ‘Upload form’ tab.

Step 5

Select  ‘Upload form’ tab and upload your saved application and any supporting documents, if required. Note, you must upload a signed consent form from each certificate holder. We cannot process your application if any consent form is missing.

Step 6

Once the other sections are complete, select the 'Declaration' tab. Check the declaration box and click on 'Submit application'.
 

 

 

Note if you want to be removed as a holder of an assessment certificate and you are the only certificate holder – you need to apply to cancel a certificate on this page.

Before you apply

  • Check that it has been less than 5 years since we issued the certificate - if 5 or more years have passed, the certificate has likely expired. Contact us if in doubt.
  • Check that there is no early listing in the Inventory related to your certificate - if an early listing has been granted, the certificate has expired.

Who can submit this application?

The certificate holder who wants to be removed as a certificate holder. You must submit your application via the AICIS Business Services. 

Once we remove you (your business) as a certificate holder, you can no longer introduce the chemical into Australia under the certificate. 

Information requirements

  • Your AICIS Business ID 
  • AICIS assessment certificate number
  • Chemical name or AICIS approved chemical name (AACN)
  • Completed application form

Fee

Description Fee $(AUD) (GST does not apply)

Apply to remove a certificate holder

Go to our fees and charges page.

After you submit your application

Once we process your application, we will advise you and all certificate holders, and you will not be able to introduce the chemical without further authorisation by AICIS.

How to submit your application

*To view and use fillable forms, you need:

* Adobe Reader version 5.0 or higher [https://get.adobe.com/uk/reader/]

We aim to provide documents in an accessible format. If you're having problems using a document with your accessibility tools, please contact us for help.

Upload application in AICIS Business Services

Step 1

Download the application form and fill out the required information.

Click File > Save to save as a PDF and select a location for the file. 

Note, you do not need to sign the application form if you apply through your own AICIS Business Service account.

Step 2

Log into AICIS Business Services with your username and password, or create an account if you do not have one. Note, this step must be done by the certificate holder wanting to be removed as a certificate holder. 

Step 3

Select the ‘Other applications’ tab, then select ‘create a new application’. From the picklist, select ‘Remove a certificate holder'. Next select the business contact and application contact from the picklist.

Step 4

Select the ‘Certificate look up’ and enter the AICIS assessment certificate number (example CERT1234), then click search. If a match is found, click on the select button to link the certificate number to your application and then click save. 

If you do not have the AICIS assessment certificate number (example CERT1234), contact us and quote or select 'Assessment certificate' as the topic. We can then provide it. 

There is no fee for this application. You are not required to provide any information in the ‘Invoice’ tab. You can proceed the application by clicking on the ‘Upload form’ tab.

Step 5 

Select ‘Upload form’ tab and upload your saved application and any supporting documents, if required.

Step 6

Once the other sections are complete, select the 'Declaration' tab. Check the declaration box and click on 'Submit application'.
 

 

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