Licence to Produce Eggs or Egg Products - New South Wales

Service summary

You will require this licence if you intend to:

  • Produce, wash, grade, or dry more than 20 dozen eggs per week;
  • Examine more than 20 dozen eggs per week to detect cracks;
  • Manufacture or process egg products or produce egg product mixtures (such as scrambled egg mix, salted or sugared yolks);
  • Pasteurise egg products or blended egg product mixtures;
  • Store egg products, blended egg product mixtures or cracked eggs; or
  • Transport egg and egg related products.

Please note that:

  • If your business deals with fewer than 20 dozen eggs per week you do not need to obtain this licence. However, you will still need to notify the Authority of your business and its activities;
  • Depending on the nature of your activities you may need to have an audited Food Safety Program in place for your business; and
  • Businesses which supply eggs for sale, other than exempt businesses, are required to have a unique egg stamp and are required to notify the Authority of their details.

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

Please consult with the Contact Officer for information on any eligibility requirements.




12 months.



Further fees are listed on the application form.

Approval time

The Authority aims to finalise applications within 4 weeks of conducting a licensing inspection / audit.

Administering agency

Department of Industry
NSW Department of Primary Industries
NSW Food Authority

Act(s) name

Food Act 2003 (New South Wales)

Regulation(s) name

Food Regulation 2015 (New South Wales)

Contact details

Enquiries, Licensing Enquiries and Invoicing
Department of Industry
NSW Department of Primary Industries
NSW Food Authority

Operating address:
1 Macquarie St
New South Wales 2430
Mailing address:
PO BOX 232
Taree, New South Wales 2430


1300 552 406


02 6552 3000


02 6552 7239

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