Livestock biosecurity fees and contacts

Biosecurity service fees

You are charged fees for all of the following animal biosecurity services:

  • tick inspections and treatments
  • interstate health certificates for livestock movement
  • export certifications
  • brands
  • waybills
  • meat industry licences
  • investigations to follow up breaches of the Livestock Act.

Livestock services

Fee - weekdays (no GST)
Fee - weekends and public holidays
Cattle tick inspection and supervised treatment.

Add $35 if a health certificate for interstate movement is also needed.

If the inspection and supervised treatment are performed at separate locations or properties then two separate charges apply.

$48 set visit fee
+$1.21 per head
$108 set visit fee
+ $1.21 per head
Supplying a health certificate for interstate livestock movement
$35 per certificate
$70 per certificate
Supplying Property of Origin health declaration
$35 per certificate
$70 per certificate
Weekend horse tick inspection and treatment - no fee for weekday callouts
$157 set visit fee
+ $1.21 per head
Investigations to follow up breaches of the Livestock Act - eg: visits to examine health of livestock illegally brought to the Northern Territory
$35 per half hour

Brand applications and related services

Service Fee
Application for registration of three-letter brand $121
Application for registration of distinctive (symbol) brand $121
Application for registration of earmark $90
Application for transfer of brand $60
Issue replacement certificate - for lost or damaged certificate $60
NT brand search (includes $3.18 GST) $35
NT Brands Directory - copy of publication (includes $1.36 GST) $15
Waybill books (includes $2.27 GST) $25
Due diligence request - sale of property (includes $3.18 GST) $35

Meat industry licences

Service Fee
Application for licence - abattoir, processing, cold store


Application for licence - pet meat slaughter/processing, domestic game


Meat delivery vehicle inspection (includes $5.45 GST)$60

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Last updated: 22 July 2019

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