Registration

Registration requirements vary depending on what type of operation or business you have and your intended customers. If you perform multiple activities, you may need more than one registration and/or type of inspection.  

Use the following chart to determine what type of operation or business you have, the type of inspection needed, the forms you will need to complete and the annual fees for each.

Type of Operation
or Business

Type of Inspection
Needed

Forms Needed

Annual Fees
Jan 1 – Dec 31

Processing meat and poultry products to return only to the owner of the animal



 Custom Exempt

Meat and Poultry Registration Application

Meat and Poultry Custom Exempt Form
 

$25.00

Processing meat and poultry to be sold to other businesses (convenience stores, groceries, bars, etc.) in Kansas



State

    Meat and Poultry Registration Application

$25.00

Processing meat and poultry to be sold to other businesses (convenience stores, groceries, bars, etc.) across State lines

USDA/FSIS

http://www.fsis.usda.gov/

See FSIS

Processing meat and poultry from inspected products and selling them out of the retail store only

Retail Exempt

Division of Food Safety and Lodging 

 See Division of Food Safety and Lodging

Broker, Animal Food Manufacturer

Annual 

Meat and Poultry Registration Application

$25.00

Seasonal Slaughter Facility, State-Owned Facility at Regent Institutions, Facility at Public Secondary Schools

Depends on operations: Custom Exempt or State

 
Meat and Poultry Registration Application

$25.00

Wholesaler or

Public Warehouseman

Annual

Meat and Poultry Registration Application

Wholesale Supplement
 
Wholesale Guidelines 

         
$25.00

Poultry Exemption Registration
Exempt
Poultry Exempt
Application

 No Fees

If you are constructing a new facility or starting operations, the following guidelines are provided to assist you:

Whether you are constructing a new facility or purchasing an existing facility, the Kansas Meat and Poultry inspection staff is available to review the state and federal requirements with you and answer any questions you may have. If you plan to purchase an existing facility, our staff is available to walk through with permission of the current owner/operator. Contact us for more information. 

For more information concerning your business see the Industry page.