Brand and identify livestock

Register an earmark

If you're a cattle producer, earmarks are an optional tool for helping identify your cattle.

You must hold a Northern Territory (NT) three-letter brand before you can apply for an earmark.

How to apply

To apply to register an earmark, follow these steps:

Step 1. Fill in the application for an earmark for cattle PDF (820.6 KB). It must be signed by the registered owners of the related three-letter brand.

Step 2. Choose three earmarks and ear position using the NT Code index of Registered Earmarks for Use with Registered Brands in the NT - this is included in the instructions in the application.

Step 3. Pay the fee - attach a cheque made out to the Receiver of Territory Monies or fill in the credit card charge details in the application.

Step 4. Submit the application by post or fax:

Brands Registrar
Department of Industry, Tourism and Trade
GPO Box 3000
Darwin NT 0801 
Fax: 08 8999 2146

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Last updated: 28 September 2020

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