Livestock Brands Registration (Sheep, Cattle, Horses, Goats) - South Australia

Service summary

Persons intending to brand animals must be registered.

It is compulsory for pig owners who intend to sell their animals through a market or for slaughter to have a brand. For other species (eg sheep, cattle, horses, goats, camels), branding is not compulsory, however, people who intend to brand animals must be registered.

Service type


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




Registration - $26.60 (all types)
Transfer - $20.20
There is no cost to cancel a brand.

Administering agency

Department of Primary Industries and Regions, SA
Biosecurity & Standards
Livestock Group

Act(s) name

Brands Act 1933 (South Australia)

Regulation(s) name

Brands Regulations 2001 (South Australia)

Contact details

Registrar of Brands

Operating address:
GPO Box 1671
Adelaide SA 5001





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