Licence to Produce Eggs or Egg Products - New South Wales


You will need this licence if you intend to either:

  • produce, wash, grade, or dry more than 20 dozen eggs per week
  • examine more than 20 dozen eggs per week to detect cracks
  • manufacture or process egg products or produce egg product mixtures (such as scrambled egg mix, salted or sugared yolks)
  • pasteurise egg products or blended egg product mixtures
  • store egg products, blended egg product mixtures or cracked eggs
  • transport egg and egg related products.

Please note that:

  • if your business deals with fewer than 20 dozen eggs per week, you do not need to obtain this licence, though you will still need to notify the Authority of your business and its activities
  • depending on the nature of your activities, you may need to have an audited Food Safety Program in place for your business
  • businesses which supply eggs for sale, other than exempt businesses, are required to have a unique egg stamp and are required to notify the Authority of their details.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

Please contact the agency to identify any eligibility requirements.


1 year


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Act(s) name

Food Act 2003 New South Wales

Regulation(s) name

Food Regulation 2015 New South Wales

Approval time

Approximately 4 weeks

Administering agency

Department of Regional NSW

NSW Department of Primary Industries

NSW Food Authority

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