Application to register an export establishment

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Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment

Forms to be completed when registering or varying an establishment registration (including a fishing vessel) where goods prescribed in the Export Control Act 2020 and associated rules are prepared. This includes slaughter, boning, processing, inspecting, chilling, freezing, holding, producing, packing, treating, handling, dismembering, loading or storing.

For dairy processing establishments

If you are seeking export registration for a dairy processing establishment, we strongly recommend that you use the free export facilitator service (via email at to help you understand the relevant registration requirements and how to prepare before you submit your application form.

Application forms

To register your premise, vary your registration or revoke registration, please complete one of the following application forms:


Document Pages File size
Application to register an establishment and/or approve a proposed arrangement (EX26a) PDF 10 389 KB
Application to vary an establishment registration and/or approved arrangement (EX26b) PDF 10 369 KB
Application to revoke an establishment or revoke an occupier and add a new occupier (EX26c) PDF 12 383 KB
Reference: Application for registration as a plant export registered establishment and/or associated operations and functions (EX26d) PDF 11 489 KB

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The application forms can be completed online and sent directly to the Certification Management Group via The application may be assessed by relevant technical areas, including the Fit and Proper Persons Team.

Email: Certificate Management Group
Address: GPO Box 858 Canberra ACT 2601 Australia
Phone: 1800 900 090

Last reviewed: 23 July 2021
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