Accreditation of Veterinarians for Livestock Export - Australian Government


You will require this accreditation if you are a veterinarian intending to conduct animal health procedures and certification for approved export programs.

Accredited veterinarians ensure the health, welfare and safety of eligible live animals and eligible animal reproductive material is adequate for export activities.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible to receive this accreditation you must:

  • be registered under the law of a state or territory as a veterinarian, veterinary practitioner or veterinary surgeon
  • have completed Animal Health Australia's Accreditation Program for Australian Veterinarians (APAV)
  • successfully complete Animal Health Australia's Online AAVet course.

To be accredited to undertake shipboard work you must also be an Australian citizen.

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


As specified on the accreditation.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All -

Fees are calculated per quarter-hour (or part of) spent processing the application for accreditation or re-accreditation.

Apply Miscellaneous All $250.00

AAVet course:

Act(s) name

Export Control Act 1982 AG

Regulation(s) name

Export Control (Animals) Order 2004 AG

Administering agency

Department of Agriculture and Water Resources


Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.



Department of Agriculture and Water Resources

Operating address: 18 Marcus Clarke Street
Australian Capital Territory 2601
Mailing address: GPO BOX 858
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2601
Toll Free: 1800 900 090
Phone: 02 6272 3933