Registration to Perform Artificial Breeding Procedure - South Australia


You will need this registration if you intend to perform artificial breeding procedures on livestock.

An artificial breeding procedure means:

  • veterinary procedures directed at fertilisation of livestock ova by artificial means, including artificial insemination, collection of livestock embryos and implantation in other livestock, in vitro fertilisation
  • collecting, processing, handling, storing or distributing livestock semen, ova or embryos for the purposes of such procedures.

Livestock means animals kept or usually kept in a domestic or captive state such as cattle, sheep, goats, pigs, and horses.

There are three categories of artificial breeding procedure registration which may be granted:

  • Insemination of livestock registration: Authorising the holder to carry out artificial insemination of livestock.
  • Semen collection and processing registration: Authorising the holder to collect semen from livestock and process it.
  • Embryo collection and processing registration: Authorising the holder to collect ova or embryos from livestock and process them.

Service type


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


5 years.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $82.00

Fees for 2022-23

Apply Duplicate Certificate All $41.25 Replacement certificate of registration. Fees for 2022-23
Renew Renewal All $82.00

Fees for 2022-23


Additional information

Registered veterinary surgeons who work in a licensed artificial breeding centre do not need registration.

A condition of registration is that the licence holder maintains sufficient records in accordance with the legislation.

Administering agency

Department of Primary Industries and Regions

Biosecurity SA

Contact details

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