obtain a permit for

Animal Health & Food Safety Services Division (AHFSS)

CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing Division

The Office of Environmental Farming & Innovation (OEFI)


Division of Marketing Services (MSD) / Fairs & Expositions (F&E)

Division of Measurement Standards (DMS)

Plant Health & Pest Prevention Services Division (PHPPS)

Pierces Disease Control Program (PDCP)

Citrus Pest & Disease Prevention Division (CPDPD)

Animal Disease Emergency Management Program

Milk and Dairy Food Safety Branch (MDFS)

California Animal Health & Food Safety Laboratory System (CAHFS)

Meat, Poultry and Egg Safety Branch (MPES)

Licenses, Permits, Dairy Exemption Numbers, Registration

Biosecurity and the Secure Food Supply Program

Livestock and Pet Movement / Entry Requirements

Animal Health and Food Safety Services

Licenses, Permits, Dairy Exemption Numbers, Registrations

We have a very diverse division that issues many forms of licenses and permits. These have been defined as follows:

A license is a document that is issued for multiple occurrences of the same act.

A permit is a document that is issued for a one time usage or act.

Our licensing and permits range from Livestock Interstate Movement entry permits and Livestock Brand Registration, to Milk and Dairy Soft Serve products and pet food inedible product importers. For more information, please contact one of our offices.

What do you need to apply for, obtain a permit for, or register?

Livestock Brand Renewal On-line on a secure site

40-Mile Cattle SpecialTransportation

50-Mile Cattle Out of State Pasture

Application for Egg Container Brand

USDA Custom Exempt Meat Establishment

USDA Custom Exempt Poultry Establishment

Request for Survey for Meat and Poultry

Grease (IKG) Transporter for Commercial

Grease (IKG) Transporter for Personal

Permit to Ship Inedible Product for Pet

Application and Permit to Obtain Specimens from

Daily Report of Poultry, Rabbits and Ratites

Daily Livestock Slaughter Report (Other

Monthly Report – Processing Operations At State Inspected Meat and Poultry Official

Monthly Summary Poultry, Rabbits, and Ratites Slaughtered, Inspected And

Monthly Summary – Livestock Slaughtered And

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