Export Establishment Registration - Australian Government


You will require this registration if you intend to operate an establishment or premises used for the preparation of certain goods for export.

Prescribed goods include:

  • meat and meat products (including game meat and poultry)
  • processed and live fish
  • dairy produce
  • eggs and egg products
  • organic produce
  • fresh and dried fruit and vegetables
  • certain prescribed grains (wheat, barley, oats, sorghum, field peas, lupins and mung beans).

Additional approvals may be required to supply meat, fish or dairy products to certain overseas markets.

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

A plan of the establishment will need to be submitted demonstrating how the establishment will meet the prescribed standards in regards to:

  • construction of premise
  • equipment
  • hygiene
  • security
  • submitting an inspection if found eligible
  • submitting required form
  • paying any prescribed fees.

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


Ongoing, subject to inspection.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application All

Fees vary depending on individual circumstances. Please consult the Contact Officer for fee information.

Other resources

Task Business Structure Resources
Comply All Export Registration Fact Sheet - PDF (Opens in new window)

Act(s) name

Export Control Act 1982 Australian Government

Regulation(s) name

Export Control (Orders) Regulations 1982 Australian Government

Administering agency

Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment


Contact details

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

Please use these contact details for help or more information:



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
Email: livestockexp@agriculture.gov.au