Meat Food Safety Scheme Accreditation - South Australia


You will need this accreditation to process or produce meat, meat products or poultry for human consumption.

This accreditation will be required if your business is involved in:

  • slaughtering, skinning and dressing animals
  • boning, packing or further processing raw meat
  • manufacturing small goods and other ready to eat meat products
  • storing or transporting meat or meat products
  • field harvesting wild game animals (such as shooting kangaroo)
  • on-farm poultry production.

You will not need this accreditation if:

  • none of the meat will be sold, used as food by paying guests, taken away from the premises or used for business purposes
  • further processing or handling of meat occurs in the course of retail sale and meat is stored in the package it was received or cut and packaged as ready to eat in a delicatessen
  • processing of meat occurs in the preparation of meals for sale to customers.

Accredited producers and processors will need to comply with the relevant standards for the hygienic production, processing and transportation of meat for human consumption.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

You will need a property identification code to be eligible for this accreditation.

Please contact the agency to identify any further eligibility requirements.


1 year


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application All

Application fees:

  • up to 6 employees - $193.00
  • more than 6 employees - $442.00.

Fees for 2023-24

Apply Licence All Annual fees will vary depending on your circumstances. Please contact the agency for more information.
Vary Variation All

Amendment fees:

  • up to 6 employees - $193.00
  • more than 6 employees - $442.00.

Fees for 2023-24

Transfer process


Accreditation cannot be transferred.

Administering agency

Department of Primary Industries and Regions

Contact details

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

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