Livestock Health Certificate - South Australia

Service summary

A health certificate and or/vendor declaration may be required for livestock entering South Australia. Livestock includes cattle, buffalo, camelid, deer, swine, sheep, goats and bees (including apiary products, bee colonies, queen bees, escorts, queen cells and package bees).

Special conditions apply depending on the type and location of the livestock. See the Biosecurity SA web site for further information.

Service type


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


Movement must commence within seven days of completion of the health certificate.


Nil (authorities interstate may charge for certification/inspection of livestock).

Administering agency

Department of Primary Industries and Regions, SA
Animal Health

Act(s) name

Livestock Act 1997 (South Australia)

Contact details

Principal Policy Officer

Operating address:
33 Flemington Street
Glenside SA 5064
Mailing address:
GPO Box 1671
Adelaide SA 5001



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