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, embryo transplants and 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.

Licence holders must maintain sufficient records in accordance with the legislation.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

Please contact the agency to identify any eligibility requirements.


5 years


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $86.00

Fees for 2023-24

General Duplicate Certificate All $43.25

Replacement certificate of registration. Fees for 2023-24

Renew Renewal All $86.00

Fees for 2023-24


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.