Please note these forms require handwritten signatures and therefore are intended to be paper based. The department has made every effort to adhere to WCAG 2.0 accessibility requirements


Application forms

Licence application form for genetically modified (GM) plant field trials


Application for a licence for dealings involving intentional release (DIR) of genetically modified (GM) plants into the environment under limited and controlled conditions (PDF 307 KB)
Application for a licence for dealings involving intentional release (DIR) of genetically modified (GM) plants into the environment under limited and controlled conditions (DOCX 405 KB)


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Licence application form for genetically modified (GM) plants - commercial release


Application for a licence for dealings involving intentional release (DIR) of genetically modified (GM) plants into the environment - commercial release (PDF 291 KB)
Application for a licence for dealings involving intentional release (DIR) of genetically modified (GM) plants into the environment - commercial release (DOCX 417 KB)


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Note: Beginning 1 January 2017, applications for commercial release of GM plants must only be submitted on this form: Application for a licence for dealings involving intentional release (DIR) of genetically modified (GM) plants into the environment – commercial release. Information on the new form.

Licence application form for non-plant dealings involving intentional release (DIR) of a GMO


Application for licence for dealings with a non-plant GMO involving intentional release of the GMO into the environment (DIR) (PDF 219 KB)
Application for licence for dealings with a non-plant GMO involving intentional release of the GMO into the environment (DIR) (DOCX 396 KB)


Licence application form for dealings not involving intentional release (DNIR) of a GMO


Application for a licence for dealings with a GMO not involving intentional release of the GMO into the environment (DNIR) (PDF 222 KB)
Application for a licence for dealings with a GMO not involving intentional release of the GMO into the environment (DNIR) (DOC 564 KB)

Notification of Notifiable Low Risk Dealings (NLRDs)

The following form is provided for your convenience to report, under Regulation 13C of the Gene Technology Regulations 2001, the NLRDs assessed by your IBC(s) during the financial year.

Record of proposed NLRDs - Version 9 (PDF 257 KB)
Record of proposed NLRDs - Version 9 (DOCX 19 KB)
Record of proposed NLRDs - Version 9 (Excel 44 KB)


Instructions about the content of fields are included as notes in the spreadsheet, when a field is selected, and are also provided in the instructions posted below.

Instructions on NLRD Reporting Requirements Version 9 (PDF 110 KB)
Instructions on NLRD Reporting Requirements Version 9 (DOCX 33 KB)


CCI application form


Application for Declaration that specified information is confidential commercial information (CCI) (PDF 204 KB)
Application for Declaration that specified information is confidential commercial information (CCI) (DOCX 135 KB)



Request to surrender DNIR licence where dealings have been assessed as an NLRD (update of the previous form 'Combined NLRD Notification & Surrender of DNIR licence) (HTML)


Forms may also be submitted by email: ogtr.applications@health.gov.au