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Welcome to BICON

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 and Water Resources' Importing to Australia page for more information about BICON.

Search for Import Item

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.

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22 October 2018

Locating an import case using a scientific name is a 3 step process. Use the filter to find available names, select from the list and then click search.

You may locate import cases by using at least the first 4 digits of a tariff code. Not entering the full 10 digits may return multiple results.

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22 October 2018

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2 Change notices issued in the last 7 days. View


6 October 2018

Did you know that BICON has a Contact Us function?

You can use this option if you would like to ask a question, offer a suggestion on how to improve the content or request a system enhancement.

BICON will create a service request and give you an identification number so you can track a response or resolution.

You can access the Contact Us function from the main menu at the top of any BICON screen.


You can also contact the department about your application.

From your BICON account. Open your permit application and select Contact us about the Application



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