Fee Review – Import Clearance – effective 1st July 2014

Fee Review – Import Clearance – effective 1st July 2014

Australian Government – Department of Agriculture (QUARANTINE) Fee Review – Import Clearance – effective 1st July 2014

Cost recovery arrangements from 1 July 2014 The Department of Agriculture is implementing new rates of charge for a number of biosecurity services related to import permits, declarations and container clearances. The department seeks to recover its full and efficient program expenditure. Following a period of consultation, 14 of the 34 fees in the import program are to be increased. The fee increases will take effect from 1 July 2014.Program fees to be increased, the following table outlines the fees and levies to be adjusted.

 

Fee Item Unit Fee (to June 2014) ($) Fee (from 1st July 2014) ($)
Import Declaration – AIR Unit $                           15.00 $                                     16.00
Import Declaration – SEA Unit $                           14.00 $                                     15.00
Import Declaration – Electronic Lodgment Unit $                             9.00 $                                     10.00
Import Declaration – Manual Lodgment Unit $                           15.00 $                                     17.00
Import Declaration – SAC Unit $                           25.00 $                                     28.00
Inspection of Container – Full Container Load Container $                           24.00 $                                     30.00
Inspection of Container – Less Container Load Container $                             6.00 $                                       8.00
Category 1 Permit Assessment Unit $                           40.00 $                                     60.00
Category 2 Permit Assessment (up to 1 hour) 1hr (unit) $                           80.00 $                                   120.00
Category 3 Permit Assessment (up to 2 hours) 2hr (unit) $                       160.00 $                                   240.00
Category 4 Permit Assessment (up to 3 hours) 3hr (unit) $                       240.00 $                                   360.00
Category 5 Permit Assessment (up to 4 hours) 4hr (unit) $                       320.00 $                                   480.00
Electronic Application Application $                           85.00 $                                   125.00
Manual Permit Application / Application for Amendment Application $                       150.00 $                                   225.00