Game Meat Slaughter Licence - Northern Territory


You will need this licence if you wish to slaughter game animals to sell for human consumption. A game animal is an animal harvested in its natural habitat.

All meat produced under this licence can only be sold if it is slaughtered in accordance with the relevant standard. You must carry a copy of your licence at all times when conducting operations under the licence and are obligated to produce the licence to an inspector when asked.

You can apply for this licence as an individual or a company. If you are applying as a company or do not intend to carry out day to day management of operations yourself, you must nominate a manager.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible, you must

  • be a fit and proper person to hold the licence
  • have no relevant convictions.


1 year


30th June each year


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $135.00

Fees for 2023-24

Renew Renewal All $67.00

Fees for 2023-24


Administering agency

Department of Industry, Tourism and Trade

Meat Industries

Contact details

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