You may require this licence if you intend to work with livestock and do not wish 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.
A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.
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.
Please consult the Contact Officer for information on fees to be submitted.
Application for an Identification Exemption Certificate - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.
Department of Agriculture and Food
Biosecurity and Agriculture Management Act 2007 (Western Australia)
Biosecurity and Agriculture Management (Identification and Movement of Stock and Apiaries) Regulations 2013 (Western Australia)
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