How to order tags
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How to order: online or download the form
Agriculture Victoria currently retails the cheapest electronic NLIS (Sheep) tags in Australia thanks to a competitive tendering process. Increased demand for the tags is likely to deliver even cheaper products to support producers adopting this technology.
To order electronic tags, or to view the current list of contracted sheep and goat manufacturers and their tag prices, visit our online ordering service or use the:
- Application form for electronic NLIS (Sheep) breeder and post-breeder tags (PDF - 607.7 KB)
- Application form for electronic NLIS (Sheep) breeder and post-breeder tags (WORD - 905.5 KB)
Payment is via credit card. Tags will typically be delivered within 10 working days.
Tags can be purchased from rural retail outlets if a producer has a current Property Identification Code (PIC).
Ordering visual NLIS (Sheep) ear tags
Non-electronic visually readable NLIS (Sheep) can only be used on animals born before 1 January 2017.
These tags are not ordered through Agriculture Victoria. They can be purchased from rural retail outlets if a producer has a current Property Identification Code (PIC).
A list of approved sheep tag manufacturers is available on Meat and Livestock Australia's website.