How to Submit Samples

Getting samples to APAL for testing is easy. APAL provide everything you require to get samples to the lab FREE of charge.

The easiest and quickest way for you to submit samples is via our industry-leading mobile App. The APAL mobile App allows you to submit your samples directly from your phone in the field, scan barcoded bags, enter sample info, geolocation and more. Seamless lab submission and results are sent direct to your email.

APAL mobile is directly linked to APALs online portal. View submissions and see where they are up too in the lab, submit online quotes and access your historic data and reports.

Download the APAL App to your phone

Alternatively, follow these simple steps.

Agents, please refer to the Agent log in.

Before you submit your samples: Review our Services/Analysis Guide/ to determine which tests you need. If you are unsure what tests you may need please consult with APAL by phoning us on 08 8332 0199 or talk with your local agronomist.

OPTIONS: Phone or email us to Request a testing kit or sampling bags.

Submission Forms Download the submission form applicable to your testing requirements. Fill out the details, including a post code: this is very important as it is a quarantine requirement. If you don't have an account you will need to include your credit card details or enclose a cheque with your samples.

Set up an account and access APALs online Portal.

Post your samples to: (Adelaide) APAL Agricultural Laboratory, PO Box 327 Magill, SA, 5072 | (Perth) U 4, 158 Francisco St, Belmont, WA 6104

For urgent testing please be sure to use Australia Post Express Post or Courier.

Once we receive and log your samples you will receive an email from us. Turn around time for soils is 7-10 days and for plants, 3 days.

Bulk submissions - Sending a large amount of samples made easy:
Sending large batches of soils? Speak to an APAL team member about our bulk submission uploads. Templates are available to upload sample information straight to the lab from our online portal.

Submission Forms

Soil Analysis Submission Form

Deep Soil Analysis Submission Form

Plant Analysis Submission Form (Includes Feed tests and Grain mineral)

Water Analysis submsision Form

Lime/Dolomite/Gypsum submission form

Other testing submission (Includes compost, EPA soil testing, heavy metals and pesticide residue)

Agent Forms

Soil submission, Deep Soil submission, Plant submission, Water submission, Lime/Dolomite/Gypsum submission, Other testing submission (including compost, EPA winery)

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