Documentation of Livestock Movement and Identification - Western Australia


You will need this documentation if you intend to move any livestock (except horses) off a property within Western Australia. This includes cattle, sheep, pigs, goats, buffalo, deer and camelids. Livestock leaving or arriving at a property must be accompanied by a valid waybill, pig pass or equivalent documentation.

You will also need to complete a national vendor declaration if you move the stock to a property with a different PIC. The declaration must contain details of all travel information for your livestock and declares your compliance with all relevant requirements.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

Please consult with the Contact Officer for information on any eligibility requirements.


Duration of the movement of each consignment.


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Act(s) name

Biosecurity and Agriculture Management Act 2007 Western Australia

Regulation(s) name

Biosecurity and Agriculture Management (Identification and Movement of Stock and Apiaries) Regulations 2013 Western Australia

Additional information

Please refer to the attached document for details on which documentation is to accompany each species of livestock. Documentation must be completed any time stock leaves your property unless you are transporting livestock to another one of your properties with the same Property Identification Code (PIC) they are registered to. If the livestock is not being transported to another of your properties you must provide a waybill, even if they are to return to that property.

The person in charge of the stock at the property of origin is responsible for accurately completing the required documentation before the stock is moved. Copies of the documentation must be retained as a record for seven years by the consigning person, the transporters and the receivers of the stock.

Administering agency

Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development

Agriculture and Food

Contact details

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