Licence to Export Meat - Australian Government

Description

You will require this licence if you intend to export meat from Australia. This licence entitles you to send meat overseas for sale.

This licence entitles you to export fresh or preserved flesh of:

  • cattle or calves
  • sheep / mutton and lambs
  • goats
  • other animals.

Meat that is exported under this licence must be fit for human consumption. An exporter must apply for a separate approval for each consignment to be exported.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type

Licence

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

Eligibility Requirements

To be eligible for this licence you must:

  • provide evidence that you are of sound financial standing and possess the necessary competence and integrity required to operate within the industry
  • if applying as a body corporate, supply confirmation of incorporation
  • if applying as an individual, supply an audited statement of your assets and liabilities
  • provide a copy of the accreditation certificate issued to you by the relevant standards body
  • state the type of livestock to be exported and the mode of transport to be used.

Please note that:

  • other documentation may be required as part of your application
  • different requirements may apply depending on the breed of animal to be exported.

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

Duration

Annual.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Description
Apply Application

No application fee is required. However, there may be export and customs duty charges.

Administering agency

Department of Agriculture and Water Resources

Exports

Contact details

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

Enquiries

Operating address: 18 Marcus Clarke Street
Canberra
Australian Capital Territory 2601
Mailing address: GPO BOX 858
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2601
Phone: 02 62723933
Phone: 1800900090