There are some requirements with regards conducting business activities pertaining to the distribution and import/export of agricultural chemical pesticides and fertilizers, these requirements include:

·        Register pesticide / fertilizer·        Register pesticide / fertilizer storage·        Request for import/export authorization for pesticide / fertilizer

This document shows the application process for obtaining both a Pesticide and Fertilizer Storage Registration Certificate.

Place for submitting application

The Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF) has no one Single Window. Applicants may go directly to the Ministry’s Legal Department, which is the ministry’s technical agency in charge of issuing the certificate. Legal Department has administration office inside the department’s building.For all types of registrations above, applicant must go directly to this administration office to inquire about the service, get sample application forms, submit, pay fee, and collects the requested all types of authorization documents.Address of the Legal Department:Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and FisheriesAddress: #200, Norodom Blvd., Sangkat Tonle Basak, Khan Chamka Mon, Phnom Penh, Cambodia.Person of Contact Name: Mr. Sin Savuth (D-DIR of the Legal Department)Person of Contact Tel: (855) 11 383837Website:


Note 1

Applicant can get sample application form for both Pesticide and Fertilizer storage registration at the Administration Office of Legal Department.

Note 2

Applicant can assign a representative to submit application and go through the required application process on his behalf. In this case, Power Attorney or authorization letter is also needed to include into the application.Supporting Documents for Pesticide include: Business Registration Certification

  • Tax Registration Certificate
  • Assessment report of the storage location (to be done by technical MAFF staff)
  • Registration certificate for every specification of pesticide
  • Latest annual storage capacity reports
  • Supporting Documents for Fertilizer include:

  • Business Registration Certification
  • Tax Registration Certificate
  • Sample of products
  • Clarification information and data for the application of pesticide registration
  • Certificate of guaranteed analysis from supplier/country of origin
  • Test reports issued from MAFF’s recognized laboratory
  • Results on bio-efficacy test
  • Safety documents issued and certified by country of origin
  • Document on the pesticide poison
  • Document on pesticide residual
  • Document on hazardous risk to human and environment
  • Label in Khmer
  • Sample package
  • Bio-efficacy from the country of origin
  • Assessment report of the production plant and production process (for local producer)
  • CD Soft copy that consists of list of all pesticides/fertizers requested for registration, label and package sample, specification documents and other technical documents
  • Additionally for Pesticide registration:

    • Pesticide registration certificate issued by producing country or others (if have)
    • Documents on production process, certified by producing country
    • If applicant submits copied version of any supporting documents that is relevant to applicant’s identification including Business Registration Certificate and Tax Registration Certificate, it is normal requirement that these copied documents be certified by competent authorities first.

    Note 3

    Internal process starts from technical office inside the department and go through several consideration and approval process by relevant officers/offices in institutional hierarchy order.

    During this internal process, applicant may be asked or advised (practically by phone call) by officer to provide further information and/or documents for the completeness of application.

    This process would results in primary approval by MAFF on the application and only then the Legal Department may advise applicant about this primary approval and ask applicant to come to pay required service fee.

    Note 4

    Service fee for the Pesticide registration is 600.000 KHR.

    Service fee for the Fertilizer registration is 400.000 KHR.

    Note 5

    The registration certificate is valid for 3 years. Applicant may bring identification documents of himself and application filing receipt/payment receipt when he comes to collects the certificate.