Meat Processing Licenses

Program Area

The Georgia Meat Inspection Section (GMIS) manages all Meat Processing Plant licenses. For more details, including a full list of regulations, see the Meat Inspection program page.

You Need this License If

You meet the requirements displayed on the Meat Inspection program page.


Fee is based on type of plant and hours required for inspection.

How to Apply for your License

To apply, review our Opening a New Meat Processing Plant page and pull together the information you need for registration.  Once you apply for your original inspection, the GMIS staff will work with you on your application.

Respond promptly to any questions or notifications, and make sure GDA can contact you if needed!