European Union Cattle Accreditation Scheme (EUCAS) - Australian Government

Service summary

You will require this accreditation if you intend to operate an establishment where cattle are raised, sold or slaughtered for export as meat or meat products to a member nation of the European Union.

An establishment for the purpose of this accreditation is any:

  • Farm;
  • Feedlot; or
  • Saleyard.

The accreditation scheme guarantees full traceability of all animals through the National Livestock Identification System, linking individual animal identification to a central database.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type


A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this accreditation you must provide with your application:

  • Information relating to the manager of the establishment;
  • The Property Identifier Code;
  • The rates assessment and valuation number;
  • Deposited plans;
  • Parish names and Crown allotments;
  • A map of the establishment;
  • A registered plan of the lot the establishment is located on; and
  • The address of the property.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.


12 months.



Fees will vary depending on your circumstances. Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Administering agency

Department of Agriculture and Water Resources

Act(s) name

Export Control Act 1982 (Australian Government)

Regulation(s) name

Export Control (Orders) Regulations 1982 (Australian Government)

Contact details

Department of Agriculture and Water Resources

Operating address:
18 Marcus Clarke Street
Australian Capital Territory 2601
Mailing address:
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2601




02 62723933

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