Apply for this licence
Start now on the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development website
You must apply for approval from the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (DARD) if you want to:
- market a new unapproved pesticide - commercial level approval
- carry out research and development work on a pesticide - experimental approval
- import a pesticide into the UK identical to an approved pesticide - parallel import approval
- extend the use of an approved pesticide - specific off label approval
DARD’s approval process follows that of the Chemicals Regulations Directorate (CRD) who issue approvals for Great Britain.