Guide to completing an online application

This guide will help you to prepare an application using the Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority's (APVMA) Online Services Portal.

Completing an online application form is the final step in preparing an application for submission to the APVMA. If you are considering registering a chemical you should consult the information on chemical product registration on our website before commencing an application.

Keep this guide open in a separate page or tab in your internet browser while working on an application.

Using this guide

The sections of this guide align to the information requested in an online application form. As you work through your application, you can refer to this guidance for more information about what is required. 

There are more than 30 application types available in our Online Services Portal. This guide covers every possible section of all application types – simply choose the sections relevant to your application.


Content in this guide is regularly reviewed to ensure it stays up-to-date and most effectively assists applicants when preparing their application. We appreciate applicant feedback via the checkboxes on each page of the guide or by contacting the APVMA.

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