Meat Inspector Registration - Victoria


You will require this registration if you intend to operate as a meat inspector at a PrimeSafe licensed facility. This authorises you to undertake work such as inspecting carcasses to determine whether they are fit for human consumption.

Meat inspectors undertake activities such as searching facilities, vehicles and places, taking samples, and condemning any animal or meat to ensure compliance with provisions under current legislation.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for registration you must:

  • have completed a Certificate III in Meat Processing (Meat Safety) or equivalent
  • submit a completed application form and any associated documents
  • pay the application fee.

To operate a meat inspection service in Victoria you must enter into an agreement with the agency. The agreement will contain a range of conditions including a requirement to act independently and objectively when providing inspection services, and to maintain records as required by the agency.


As specified


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $10.00

Fees for 2023-24


Act(s) name

Meat Industry Act 1993 Victoria

Regulation(s) name

Meat Industry Regulations 2015 Victoria

Application process


Please lodge your application form, fee, and any associated documents directly with the Agency.

Administering agency


Contact details

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