Pet Meat Processing Licence - Northern Territory


You will need this licence if you intend to process pet meat. Pet meat is fresh, chilled or frozen body, carcass or flesh derived from an animal that is intended to be fed to pets.

Pet meat can only be sold if it is processed, packed and labelled at the licensed establishment and in accordance with the Act and the relevant standard. You must not sell pet meat for human consumption.

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
  • have no relevant convictions.

You may be required to publish a notice in a newspaper circulating in the area. A notice will be required in relation to all proposed establishments and some existing establishments.


One 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 $135.00

Fees for 2023-24

Other resources

Task Business Structure Resources Important
Apply All Apply for a Meat Industry Licence (Opens in new window) Important

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.