NLIS Tags for Northern Territory (NT)

How to order NLIS ear tags for Northern Territory (NT) properties:

If your property is in Northern Territory (NT) you can order NLIS ear tags from our website, however you must be registered to use NLIS tags with the Northern Territory Department of Primary Industries and Resources (DPIF).


If you are not registered, simply contact the NT Department of Primary Industries and Resources (Tel: 08 8999 2031 or Website: www.nt.gov.au) and obtain an “Permanent NLIS Devices or RFID for Cattle/buffalo or sheep/goats” form.





Useful Information

NLIS Ear Tags for Cattle, Buffalo, Sheep & Goats in NT

  • The National Livestock Identification System (NLIS) is Australia's system for identifying and tracing cattle, buffalo, sheep and goats for food safety, product integrity and market access purposes.It is a permanent whole-of-life identification system that allows animals to be tracked from the property of birth to slaughter or export. In the Northern Territory (NT) all cattle, buffalo, sheep and goats must have an approved NLIS device attached to their right ear before they are moved off a property regardless of where they are going.

  • More information about Northern Territory (NT) requirements for cattle and can be found on the Northern Territory Department of Primary Industry & Fisheries (DPIF) website


Northern Territory Department of Primary Industry & Fisheries (DPIF)


National Livestock Identification Scheme (NLIS)


Meat & Livestock Australia (MLA)