Pet Meat Slaughter Licence - Northern Territory


You will need this licence if you intend to slaughter animals to sell for 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. The meat must be sold to a licensed pet meat processor, unless approved otherwise.

There are strict conditions on the licence surrounding hygiene, slaughter, shooting, selling and transporting pet meat.

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.


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 $67.00

Fees for 2023-24

Other resources

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

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.