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 to hold the licence and 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


30 June


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $121.00

Fees for 2021-22

Renew Renewal All $60.00

Fees for 2021-22


Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All Application for Pet Meat Processing Licence - Please contact the department to obtain relevant forms.

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.

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Primary Produce Processing Officer

Meat Industries

Department of Industry, Tourism and Trade

Northern Territory
Mailing address: GPO BOX 3000
Darwin, Northern Territory 0801
Mailing address: 29 Makagon Road
Northern Territory
Phone: 08 8999 2255
Fax: 08 8999 2146
Website: Cold Stores (Opens in new window)