Registration of Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory - Victoria

Description

You will require this registration if you intend to assess livestock for infection with diseases. Any diagnostic examination of a sample or specimen taken from livestock (for the purpose of assessing whether the livestock is infected with any disease) must be conducted at a registered veterinary diagnostic laboratory.

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.

Ongoing eligibility requirements

You must ensure that:

  • any test, analysis or diagnostic examination is carried out in accordance with any applicable standards prescribed by the Agency
  • you keep and submit records to the Agency as required
  • your laboratory is accredited in accordance with AS ISO/IEC 17025 - 2017 General Requirements for the Competence of Testing and Calibration Laboratories (or the latest version of the standard)
  • you take part in programs to test the proficiency of your facilities and operational practices as required by the Agency.

Small veterinary diagnostic laboratories may be exempt from the need to hold accreditation / compliance with accreditation standards.

Duration

As specified by the Agency.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application All

Please consult the responsible agency for information on fees to be submitted with your application.

Forms

Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All Application for Registration of Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory - Please contact the responsible agency for application forms and registration details.

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

Contact details

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

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Licensing Officer

Agriculture Victoria

Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions

Operating address: Level 35,
121 Exhibition Street
Melbourne, Victoria, 3000
Australia
Operating address: 1 Spring Street
Melbourne, Victoria, 3000
Australia
Mailing address: General Post Office Box 4509
Melbourne, Victoria
Australia
Mailing address: PO Box 2500
Bendigo, Victoria
Australia
Mailing address: PO BOX 2392
Melbourne, Victoria 3001
Phone: 13 61 86
Email: animal.welfare@ecodev.vic.gov.au