Property Identification Code - Victoria

Description

You will be required to have a Property Identification Code (PIC) if you graze livestock on your property or have a livestock business such as a sale yard, abattoir or stock agent. Livestock include as cattle, sheep, goats, pigs, alpacas, llamas, deer, horses and camel as well as having more than fifty poultry. If you are a horse owner, having agisted horses, you must also have a PIC.

Your PIC is used in relation to the National Livestock Identification Scheme (NLIS) to monitor the movement and health of livestock to ensure that disease and health risks are being avoided. All livestock owners are required to register their animals with the NLIS and their PIC to ensure they are in compliance with the NLIS.

Please consult the responsible agency for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance (if any) that may be required.

Service type

Licence

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

Eligibility requirements

Please consult the responsible agency for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Fees

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No fees are required.

Act(s) name

Livestock Disease Control Act 1994 Victoria

Regulation(s) name

Livestock Disease Control Regulations 2017 Victoria

Administering agency

Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions

Agriculture Victoria

National Livestock Identification System (NLIS)

Contact details

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Please use these contact details for help or more information:

National Livestock Identification System (NLIS)

Agriculture Victoria

Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions

Email: nlis.victoria@ecodev.vic.gov.au