Buyer's Identification Code (Livestock) - Western Australia

Service summary

You will require a Buyer's Identification Code (BIC) if you intend to purchase livestock but do not know the immediate destination for the stock (e.g. as an agent, export buyer, abattoir buyer). Please note that if you are purchasing stock using a BIC, you are required to notify the National Livestock Identification System (NLIS) database within 24 hours of the purchase.

Please consult the Contact Officer for further information.

Service type

Licence

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

Eligibility requirements

Please consult with the Contact Officer for information on any eligibility requirements.

Duration

Varies, please refer to documentation you receive confirming the registration of your BIC.

Fees

 TypeDescription
ApplyLicence

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

Forms

 Resources
Apply

Application for a Buyer's Identification Code - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.

Administering agency

Department of Agriculture and Food
Brands Office

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

Enquiries
Department of Agriculture and Food
Brands Office


Mailing address:
PO BOX 1231
Bunbury, Western Australia 6231

Phone:

08 97806207
brands@agric.wa.gov.au

Supporting information

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