Application for European Union and US Dairy Quotas - Australian Government


You will be required to apply for a dairy quota if you intend to export dairy products to the United States or a member State of the European Union.

This quota allocation approval authorises dairy manufacturers to export a set maximum amount of dairy produce from specified dairy categories (such as milk/cream, condensed milk, butter and cheddar) to the United States or the European Union without having to pay tariffs.

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

You may be eligible to apply if you are either a dairy manufactur or you own dairy produce and sub-contract for the produce to be processed in a plant you do not own.

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


From the 1 January until the quotas have been used.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application Sole Trader, Partnership, Company, Trust, Co-operative, Incorporated Association, Other

Please consult the Contact Officer for information on fees to be submitted.

Administering agency

Department of Agriculture and Water Resources


Contact details

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


Operating address: 18 Marcus Clarke Street
Australian Capital Territory 2601
Mailing address: GPO BOX 858
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2601
Phone: 1800 900 090
Phone: 02 6272 3933