National Vendor Declaration - New South Wales


You will be required to complete a National Vendor Declaration (NVD) if you intend to move stock (cattle, sheep, goats or pigs). This includes stock that are to be sold to processors, saleyards or privately.

A NVD may also be used for movements of stock between different properties with different property identification codes (PICs). Stock movements accompanied by an NVD do not require a transported stock statement (TSS).

Producers must obtain NVD documents through Meat and Livestock Australia's Livestock Production Assurance Scheme.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type

Advisory Material

Advisory material provides advice and guidance in undertaking a business.

Eligibility requirements

Please consult with the Contact Officer for information on any eligibility requirements.


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No fees are required.


Act(s) name

Biosecurity Act 2015 New South Wales

Regulation(s) name

Biosecurity Regulation 2017 New South Wales

Additional information

The NVD records various kinds of information to ensure lifetime identification and traceability of livestock. This includes:

  • the address and property identification code (PIC) for the place of origin
  • whether or not the stock were bred at the place of origin and the address and property identification code for the destination
  • information gathered via the NVD is then recorded onto the National Livestock Identification System (NLIS).

Administering agency

Department of Regional NSW

Local Land Services

Contact details

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Please use these contact details for help or more information:


Local Land Services

Department of Regional NSW

New South Wales
Mailing address: PO BOX 6082
Dubbo, New South Wales 2830
Phone: 1300 795 299
Website: Local Land Services (Opens in new window)