Levies and fees to the meat and game processing industry
To recover costs, the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) must charge for many of its services to the meat and game processing industry.
Animal products levies
Processors of meat and game pay a levy under the Animal Products Act 1999. This covers the cost to MPI of developing requirements and standards for the meat and game industry.
Find out more about how we calculate these levies, and the programmes that they pay for:
Other fees and charges to meat and game processors
Fees and charges are listed on application forms and other relevant documents. In some cases, as well as a flat charge, you may need to pay an hourly rate for assessment or verification.
You pay a fee when you apply to become or renew your status as one of the following:
Application for an animal depot listing – AP19 [PDF, 2.7 MB]
Game estate listing – AP28 [PDF, 1.1 MB]
Certified supplier of wild/game estate animals – AP33 [PDF, 687 KB]
Fees are shown on the forms and include GST.
Charges for other services
There are some other services that you may also need to pay for. These include:
- registering a risk management programme (RMP)
- registering, verifying, or evaluating a food control plan under the Food Act 2014.
Find out more
Who to contact
If you have questions about levies and fees charged to meat and game processors, email email@example.com