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Transfer an existing food business registration

Registration update

As of the 1 July, you will no longer be able to transfer the registration of a food business.  

Instead, the new owner of a registered food business must make an application for registration

For more information, please contact our Environmental Health Team on 9705 5200.

Contact the Environmental Health Team

We recommend you contact us before you attempt to apply to transfer a food business's registration. They can give you advice and recommendations that will assist you in making a successful application.

Transfer checklist

To correctly submit an application to transfer a food premises registration, you:

How to apply

To apply to transfer a food business registration, please complete the Transfer a Food Premises Application form.

Submit your application

Submit your application form and payment:

What happens next

  • We will inspect your proposed food business to make sure it is satisfactory.
  • If the inspection is satisfactory, we will complete the registration within 5 working days.

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