PrimeSafe is the Statutory Authority responsible for regulating meat, poultry, seafood and pet food in Victoria, Australia. PrimeSafe's primary objective is the provision of safe, wholesome meat, poultry and seafood for all consumers.

Information on PrimeSafe Licence Types

PrimeSafe Office closure for MTV inspections and paper applications

The PrimeSafe office is not open for MTV inspections and paper applications until further notice due to COVID-19 social distancing directions. Click here for more information on how to apply online and how to get your vehicle inspected.

COVID-19 Awareness

Food safety is especially important during the COVID-19 outbreak. While the situation is rapidly evolving, consumers and meat and seafood businesses can be assured that Victoria’s meat and seafood safety regulatory arrangements continue with minimal disruption while maintaining health and safety for everyone.

PrimeSafe has implemented a COVID-19 specific business continuity plan to ensure critical food safety functions continue.

Click here to read the PrimeSafe COVID-19 factsheet for more information, including:

  • Food safety and business continuity for licensees, and
  • Restricted access to the PrimeSafe office.

Alternatively call the PrimeSafe office on (03) 9685 7333 or email

Keep your details up-to-date with PrimeSafe

Remember to keep your contact details up-to-date with PrimeSafe. This includes the most relevant email address in your business. Send through any changes to

Information & Support services

Assistance for existing and prospective licensees on a range of issues inclusive of licensing, manufacturing, construction requirements, legislative requirements (Acts & Standards) and high risk processing of meat, poultry, seafood and pet meat.

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