Meat Processor Licensing

If you wish to custom process meat animals for the owner, you must obtain a license for your facility. This includes USDA official establishments. Below are the licensing, operating and facility requirements.

 

 

License Requirements



Your license fee depends on whether you process domestic & wild game animals, wild game only or operate a mobile slaughter unit. Below is breakdown of the licensing process for each.

 

Custom Processor of Domestic & Wild Game Animals

 

 

Custom Processor of Wild Game Only

 



Custom Mobile Slaughter Unit

 

 

 

 

Facility Requirements

 

Domestic Processor
Refer to the rules for specific facility requirements. The following checklist may be used as a reference for compliance.


Wild Game
Refer to the rules for specific facility requirements. The following checklist may be used as a reference for compliance.


Mobile Slaughter Unit
Refer to the rules for specific requirements.