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 to hold the licence and have no relevant convictions.


One year


30 June


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
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Please contact the Department for information on fees to be submitted.


Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All Application for Pet Meat Slaughter 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)