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Reminder for Upcoming Licence Renewals

The following licence categories are required to be renewed before 30 June 2021.

  • Meat Transport Vehicle
  • Abattoir
  • Further Meat Processing Facility
  • Poultry Processing Facility
  • Prime Tallow Processing Facility
  • Inedible Rendering Facility
  • Pet Meat Processing Facility
  • Pet Food Establishment
  • Meat Inspectors

If you operate any of these PrimeSafe licensed businesses, you need to renew your licences prior to 30 June 2021. To complete the renewal, you must check and complete the renewal form and pay the licence fee.

You can do this via the PrimeSafe Licence Portal or by filling out the paper copy and sending it to PrimeSafe.

You can pay your licence fee with a credit card or BPAY through the PrimeSafe Licence Portal. If you are using paper copy, payment instructions can be found on the back of the renewal form.

To pay by credit card please call 03 9685 7333. A credit card surcharge fee will be added to the licence fee at the time of the payment. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, access to the PrimeSafe office is limited and you must contact PrimeSafe prior to attendance.

MTVs

Meat Transport Vehicles (MTV) licensees are encourage to renew their licence by 31 May 2021 to allow time for PrimeSafe to mail out the new MTV labels that are required to be placed on the vehicles by 30 June 2021.

All MTVs or fleets must be inspected as part of their renewal. MTVs must meet the construction requirements of the Australian Standard for the Hygienic Production and Transportation of Meat and Meat Products for Human Consumption AS4696:2007 before presenting your vehicle for inspection.

In line with the PrimeSafe COVID-19 safety plan, MTVs will be inspected at designated locations (not at the PrimeSafe office). Those attending MTV inspections sites will need to scan in using the PrimeSafe QR code when arriving at each site. For further information on the locations and times of the MTV inspections sites - Click here.

Please ensure that you bring your Food Safety Program booklet to the MTV inspection site for review by the inspector on the day of the inspection.

If you haven't received your renewal by May 2021, please contact the PrimeSafe office on info@primesafe.vic.gov.au or 03 9685 7333