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Transfer an existing food business registration

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.

Due to customer service centre closures, you must submit the completed application by email to

If you cannot submit by email, you can post your application.

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.