Biosecurity entity registration - Queensland


You will need to be registered as a biosecurity entity if you own or keep any of the following in Queensland, you must be registered as a biosecurity entity:

  • 1 or more:
    • cattle, sheep, goats, pigs, bison, buffalo, deer
    • alpacas, llamas, or other animals from the Camelidae family
    • horses, ponies, donkeys, mules, zebras or other animals from the Equidae family.
  • 100 or more birds that either:
    • are raised for human consumption (e.g. poultry)
    • are raised for the production of eggs for human consumption (e.g. poultry)
    • have been released into free flight since they started being kept in captivity (e.g. pigeons).
  • 1 or more European honey bee hives.

You need to register if you:

  • are a landowner
  • are a lessee
  • agist your animals on someone else's land
  • keep beehives on someone else's land.

A person, persons or organisation can be registered as a biosecurity entity.

Service type


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


Up to 3 years


Fees Details for this service in table format.

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You can find the current fees here.


This registration cannot be transferred

Administering agency

Department of Agriculture and Fisheries

Biosecurity Queensland

Contact details

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