Upload tag

This file can be used to upload multiple tags into the NAIT system against a specified NAIT number. 

Your CSV will need to include all of the column headings, in the correct order. This includes headings for optional columns you are leaving blank.

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 Column  Heading  Format
A  IssueDate Date tags were issued.
 NAITRFID This is the unique 16 character code that relates to the NAIT tag. This information is provided by tag manufacturers or can be read with a scanner. It does not have to be provided if a NAIT Visual ID is provided. Examples that will be accepted include:

• 00000 0 982 000196588496
• 942 000002422333
• 982 000161531687
• 0982000190869343
• 0982 000190869343


This is the information printed on the outside of the tag. It does not have to be provided if a NAIT RFID is provided.

Find out how to correctly enter NAIT Visual IDs

 DulicateTagFlag If intended as a replacement tag with a duplicate visual ID then set to True; else set to False.
 TagCategory Allowable values are: 

• Cattle
• Deer

 ExternalRecordReference You can choose to enter a reference number of your own, e.g. 1, 2, 3, 4. This will make it easier for you to identify which record (row of your spreadsheet) is incorrect if you make a mistake in your CSV.
 AHBHerdID If an AHB herd number is included then a participant code cannot be.

An AHB herd number can have leading zeros.

 LICOrParticipantCode If a participant code is included then an AHB herd number cannot be.
 NAITNumber Is a mandatory field and must be a valid NAIT number.
 ManufacturerReferenceNumber Manufacturer order number (for reference).
 TypeATagProductCode Code identifying the type of tag.
 TypeBTagProductCode Code identifying type of tag.

Must be entered if Type A Tag Product Type requires a Type B Tag Product Type

 TagProductionType Allowable values for cattle are:

Dairy = D
Beef = B

Allowable values for deer are:
Venison = VE
Velvet = VT
Trophy = TR