Approval to Export Regulated Dairy Products - Australian Government


You will require this approval if you intend to export prescribed dairy goods from Australia to regulated dairy markets. 

Prescribed dairy goods include any milk product obtained from a cow intended for human consumption, including:

  • butter
  • cheese
  • cream
  • dairy based dips
  • milk
  • milk powder and milk powder blends (including infant formula and protein / whey powders)
  • yoghurt.

Regulated dairy markets refer to domestic and international dairy markets to which Australian farmers and companies trade and / or sell their products in, such as the United States or countries in the European Union.

Service type


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.




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Act(s) name

Dairy Produce Act 1986 Australian Government

Regulation(s) name

Dairy Produce Regulations 1986 Australian Government

Administering agency

Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment


Contact details

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Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment

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