Livestock Brands Registration (Sheep, Cattle, Horses, Goats) - South Australia


Persons intending to brand animals must be registered.

It is compulsory for pig owners who intend to sell their animals through a market or for slaughter to have a brand. For other species (eg sheep, cattle, horses, goats, camels), branding is not compulsory, however, people who intend to brand animals must be registered.

Service type


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




Please confirm upon application as it is not compulsory to brand Livestock.

Act(s) name

Brands Act 1933 SA

Regulation(s) name

Brands Regulations 2001 SA

Administering agency

Department of Primary Industries and Regions, SA

Biosecurity & Standards

Livestock Group

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Registrar of Brands

Operating address: GPO Box 1671
Adelaide SA 5001
Phone: 0882077890
Fax: 0882077909