Certificate for the Carriage of Livestock - Australian Government


You will require this certificate if you intend to transport livestock from Australia by ship.

A certificate demonstrates the fitness of a ship for the transport of livestock, and is a compulsory requirement for any vessel which is permanently equipped for the carriage of livestock.

The Agency must be notified of any intention to transport livestock in order to assess the condition of the ship prior to voyage.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this certificate you must demonstrate that your vessel meets the standards prescribed by the Agency.


Five years


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $272.00

Fees for 2023-24

Act(s) name

Navigation Act 2012 Australian Government

Regulation(s) name

Marine Order 43 (Cargo and cargo handling - Livestock) 2018 Australian Government

Administering agency

Australian Maritime Safety Authority

Contact details

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