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Welcome to the website of the Australian Industrial Chemicals Introduction Scheme (AICIS). We started on 1 July 2020. Read about us.

Fees and Charges

It is government policy that the costs of our regulation activities are recovered through fees and charges.

Registration

Your registration level is based on the total value of the relevant industrial chemicals you introduced in the previous financial year. Note: A fee of $72 applies to all registration levels.

Value of industrial chemicals introduced in the previous financial year Fee (AUD) GST does not apply Charge (AUD) GST does not apply Total (AUD) GST does not apply
Level 1 - $0 to $49,999 $72 nil $72
Level 2 - $50,000 to $74,999 $72 $75 $147
Level 3 - $75,000 to $99,999 $72 $100 $172
Level 4 - $100,000 to $249,999 $72 $250 $322
Level 5 - $250,000 to $499,999 $72 $500 $572
Level 6 - $500,000 to $2,999,999 $72 $3,000 $3,072
Level 7 - $3,000,000 to $4,999,999 $72 $5,000 $5,072
Level 8 - $5,000,000 or more $72 $40,000 $40,072

Inventory

Fee type Fee (AUD) GST does not apply

Apply for an early listing of an industrial chemical on the Inventory

$1,499

Apply to vary a term of an Inventory listing when an assessment certificate is in force

$1,499

Apply to vary a term of an Inventory listing $4,743

Assessment certificate

If your chemical is not listed on the Inventory and your importation or manufacture (introduction) is in the assessed category, you must apply for an assessment certificate.

Fee type

Fee (AUD) GST does not apply

Apply for an assessment certificate - health and environment focus

$34,967

Apply for an assessment certificate - health focus $23,643

Apply for an assessment certificate - environment focus

$23,643

Apply for an assessment certificate - very low to low risk

$7,599

Apply for an assessment certificate - comparable hazard assessment

$17,545

Apply for an assessment certificate (consolidated application) - additional chemical that has the same end use as the first chemical and meets the similarity criteria

$5,385

Apply to vary a term of an assessment certificate $4,743

Authorisation

You can apply for an authorisation to test an industrial chemical’s commercial potential in Australia. Strict eligibility criteria apply.

Fee type

Fee (AUD) GST does not apply

Apply for a commercial evaluation authorisation $6,280

Apply to vary a term of a commercial evaluation authorisation

$2,819

Confidential business information

If you would like to prevent certain information from being published on our website, you can apply to protect information as confidential business information.

Fee type Fee (AUD) GST does not apply

Apply to protect the chemical name as confidential business information

$1,807

Apply to protect the end use as confidential business information

$554

Apply for continued protection of confidential business information

$4,587

Apply to protect information (other than the proper name or end use) as confidential business information

$1,063

Rotterdam Convention prior informed consent fees

Australia is a party to the Rotterdam Convention - an environmental agreement on the import and export of certain hazardous chemicals. If you wish to import or export these chemicals, you must apply and pay a fee.

Fee type Fee (AUD) GST does not apply

Apply to import a Rotterdam Convention Annex III-listed industrial chemical

$3,730

Apply to export a Rotterdam Convention Annex III-listed industrial chemical - Category A country (export destination is a Party to the Rotterdam Convention and has given consent in the import response or the export destination country is not a Party to the Rotterdam Convention)

$1,865

Apply to export a Rotterdam Convention Annex III-listed industrial chemical - Category B country (export destination is a Party to the Rotterdam Convention and has not provided import response or not given consent in the response) $3,730

 

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