Permit for Movement or Activity - Victoria

Service summary

You will require a permit if you intend to undertake activities in an area that may have been infected with an exotic disease. There are two types of permit: Entry or Exit Permits, and Restricted Area Activity Permits.

Entry or Exit permits apply to infected places or vehicles. The Agency may declare that a particular place, premises or area within Victoria is an Infected Place, if it is suspected to be infected with an exotic disease

You will require an entry or exit permit if you intend to:

  • enter or leave an infected place
  • move livestock to, from or within an infected place
  • drive a vehicle that has been declared to be an infected vehicle.

You will require a Restricted Area Activity Permit if you intend to undertake activities in a restricted area. The Minister may declare any land, premises, place or area to be a restricted area if it suspects that there is a possibility that an exotic disease is present or may be introduced. Different prohibitions, restrictions and requirements may apply in each restricted area. A permit may be required for a range of activities including moving livestock, livestock products or fodder fittings.

The purpose of these permits is to control the spread of exotic diseases. Declarations of infected places and restricted areas are published in the Government Gazette and in newspapers in circulation in the infected area.

Please consult the responsible agency for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance (if any) that may be required.

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 permit you must:

  • correctly submit an application
  • pay the prescribed fees
  • be willing to comply with any conditions placed on the permit by the Agency.

Please consult the responsible agency for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Ongoing requirements

You will need to abide by any conditions for inspection and certification placed upon this licence by the Agency, including sanitation requirements.


As specified on the permit.



Please consult the responsible agency for information on fees to be submitted with your application.



Application for a Permit for Movement or Activity - Please contact the responsible agency for application forms and registration details.



Please consult the Agency directly for details relating to the application process.

Administering agency

Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources

Act(s) name

Livestock Disease Control Act 1994 (Victoria)

Regulation(s) name

Livestock Disease Control Regulations 2006 (Victoria)

Contact details

Licensing Officer
Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources

Operating address:
475 Mickleham Road
Attwood, Victoria 3049
Mailing address:
PO Box 2500


03 9217 4200


03 9217 4416


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