Identification Exemption Certificate - Western Australia

Service summary

You may require this licence if you intend to work with livestock and do not intend to use National Livestock Identification System (NLIS) identification tagging, branding, tattooing or earmarking on your livestock.

This certificate exempts the holder from the requirement to identify the specified stock while the stock is on the property on which it is kept.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type

Licence

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

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this exemption, you must submit an application to an inspector. The inspector must be satisfied that the application is justified, for example:

  • on the grounds that the stock are to be exported
  • for reasons of animal welfare
  • for any other reason the inspector thinks is relevant.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Fees

 TypeDescription
ApplyApplication

Please consult the Contact Officer for information on fees to be submitted.

Forms

 Resources
Apply

Application for an Identification Exemption Certificate - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.

Administering agency

Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development
Agriculture and Food

Act(s) name

Biosecurity and Agriculture Management Act 2007 (Western Australia)

Regulation(s) name

Biosecurity and Agriculture Management (Identification and Movement of Stock and Apiaries) Regulations 2013 (Western Australia)

Contact details

Brands Office
Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development
Agriculture and Food


Operating address:
LOCKED BAG 4
Bentley DC, Western Australia 6983
Mailing address:
3 Baron-hay Court
South Perth, Western Australia 6151

Phone:

08 9368 3333

Fax:

08 9474 2405
brands@agric.wa.gov.au

Website:

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