National Livestock Identification System - Victoria

Service summary

You will need to ensure all relevant livestock is registered under the National Livestock Identification Scheme (NLIS) to ensure the biosecurity of Victoria and other jurisdictions. The livestock that must be registered under the NLIS are:
  • cattle
  • calves
  • sheep
  • goats.

This system of permanent identification has been implemented throughout Australia and is governed by each State and Territory.

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

Service type

Programs and Initiatives

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this scheme you must:
  • have a registered Property Identification Code (PIC)
  • submit the required forms
  • pay any prescribed fees.

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

Fees

 TypeDescription
ApplyApplication

Fees will vary depending on your activity. Please consult the responsible agency for information on fees to be submitted with your application.

Administering agency

Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources
Agriculture Victoria
National Livestock Identification System (NLIS)

Act(s) name

Livestock Disease Control Act 1994 (Victoria)

Regulation(s) name

Livestock Disease Control Regulations 2006 (Victoria)

Contact details

Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources
Agriculture Victoria
National Livestock Identification System (NLIS)


nlis.victoria@ecodev.vic.gov.au

Supporting information

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