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Hydroponics licences

You need a licence before you can operate or work in a business involved in the sale of prescribed hydroponics equipment.

This is required under the Hydroponics Industry Control Act 2009

Exemptions

You can apply for an exemption if you have a legal reason for using prescribed hydroponics equipment.

Applications for an exemption are made to the Minister for Police.

Complete the ministerial exemption form online.

This is allowed under the Hydroponics Industry Control Act 2009

How to apply for a hydroponics licence

Individual applying for a Hydroponics Industry Dealer's Licence

Fill out these forms:

Hydroponic Equipment Dealer's Licence Application - PD538
Hydroponics Industry Personal Information Declaration  - PD540
National Police Check Application - PD267

All other employees must fill out these forms:

Hydroponics Industry Employee Application - PD539
Hydroponics Industry Personal Information Declaration - PD540
National Police Check Application - PD267

Get your application processed

Go to your local police station to:

  1. make payment - refer to the Fees schedule sections 'Certificates - police record checks' and 'Hydroponics' for costs
  2. have your forms processed.

Director of a company applying for a Hydroponics Industry Dealer's Licence

Fill out these forms:

Hydroponic Equipment Dealer's Licence Application - PD538
Hydroponics Industry Personal Information Declaration  - PD540
National Police Check Application - PD267

All additional company directors must fill out these forms:

Hydroponics Industry Employee Application - PD539
Hydroponics Industry Personal Information Declaration  - PD540
National Police Check Application - PD267

Get your application processed

Go to your local police station to:

  1. make payment - refer to the Fees schedule sections 'Certificates - police record checks' and 'Hydroponics' for costs
  2. have your forms processed.

Contacts

Licensing Enforcement Branch
Phone 7322 3342
Email sapol.hydroponics@police.sa.gov.au

Related information

Hydroponics prescribed equipment

Hydroponics Industry Control Regulations 2010

Overview of the Hydroponics Industry Control Act 2009