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:

  • dairy products
  • eggs and egg products
  • fish and fish products
  • fresh fruit and vegetables
  • grains and seeds
  • hay and straw
  • live animals
  • meat and meat products
  • organic produce
  • plants and plant products.

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

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 regard to:

  • construction of premise
  • equipment
  • hygiene
  • security.


Ongoing, subject to inspection.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

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


Act(s) name

Export Control Act 2020 Australian Government

Administering agency

Department of Agriculture Fisheries and Forestry


Contact details

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