NLIS Tags for New South Wales (NSW)

How to order NLIS ear tags for New South Wales (NSW) properties:

If your property is in New South Wales (NSW) you can order NLIS approved ear tags from our website and no additional authorisation/approval is required from State or Federal Government bodies.





Useful Information

NLIS Ear Tags for Cattle in NSW

  • The National Livestock Identification System (NLIS) is Australia‚Äôs scheme for the identification and tracing of livestock. NLIS Cattle has been operating in NSW since 1 July 2004

  • More information about New South Wales (NSW) NLIS requirements for cattle can be found on the Department of Primary Industries website

NLIS Ear Tags for Sheep & Goats in NSW

  • The National Livestock Identification System (NLIS) for Sheep & Goats was introduced on 1 January 2006. It uses visually readable ear tags printed with a Property Identification Code (PIC) to identify mobs of sheep and goats. Traceability is provided by the combination of ear tags, movement documents and uploads of all mob-based movements to saleyards, abattoirs and other properties to the NLIS database

  • More information about New South Wales (NSW) NLIS requirements for sheep and goats can be found on the Department of Primary Industries website


National Livestock Identification Scheme (NLIS)


Meat & Livestock Australia (MLA)