Egg Food Safety Scheme Accreditation - South Australia


You will need this accreditation if you are an egg producer and you intend to do any of the following:

  •     have more than 50 laying birds
  •     produce and sell eggs to a food business such as a supermarket, cafe, hotel or bakery
  •     produce and sell eggs to another egg producer
  •     produce and sell eggs at a market (for example, at a farmers' market)
  •     produce and sell eggs by wholesale.

Backyard producers who give eggs to friends and family do not need to be accredited.

Service type


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





Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $530.00

Once-off application fee.  Fees for 2019-2020.

An assessment of your premises is normally carried out prior to approval of accreditation and is covered in the application fee.

Apply Licence All -

Annual accreditation fees:

  • less than 1,000 hens: $217
  • 1,001 hens up to 9,999 hens: $811
  • 10,000 to 49,999 hens: $1,098
  • more than 50,000 hens: $1,747 

Fees for 2019-2020.

Additional information

If you require accreditation for egg production, you must also have a Property Identification Code (PIC).

Administering agency

Department of Primary Industries and Regions SA

Biosecurity SA

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:

Food Safety Program

Biosecurity SA

Department of Primary Industries and Regions SA

Operating address: 33 Flemington Street
Glenside, South Australia 5065
Mailing address: GPO BOX 1671
Adelaide, South Australia 5001
Phone: 08 8429 0837

Supporting information