Export Licence - Australian Government


You may require this licence if you intend to export goods. You must hold an export licence specific to the kind of prescribed goods that you intend to export. Prescribed goods, or export commodities controlled by the department, 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.
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.


Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All Application for Export Licence - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.

Act(s) name

Export Control Act 1982 Australian Government

Export Control Act 2020 Australian Government

Regulation(s) name

Export Control (Orders) Regulations 1982 Australian Government

Administering agency

Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment

Supporting information