BICON houses the Australian Government's Biosecurity import conditions database for more than 20,000 plants, animals, minerals and biological products. It will help you to determine what import conditions exist and if an import permit is required. Please refer to the Department of Agriculture Importing to Australia page for more information about BICON.
Search for the commodity you want to import. You can also search for your import by scientific name or tariff code. Refer to the BICON Help page for tips on searching.
The department is conducting I.T. infrastructure maintenance from 16:00 to 23:59 Sunday 26 January 2020 (AEDT).
BICON users may experience several intermittent outages during this planned maintenance period.
Did you know that you can view the History in BICON to see previous versions of a case? You now also have direct links to any alerts or changes, made during that effective period.
Go to BICON
In Quick Search, enter the name of the case you wish to see.
Select the case.
Under Case details select History
Here you can view all versions of this case, including the current version. You can also access Alerts and Changes associated with this case.
Select the hyperlinkto open the Alert or Change.
You can also access the case as it was on a given date. Select the hyperlink that corresponds with the required date. You will then be able to navigate the import scenario for that Effective period.