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Register a food business

All food businesses must be registered. The law requires food business operators to register their premises at least 28 days before operating.

You can register using the link Register a Food Business

Registration is free of charge. 

Food operations include:

  • selling food
  • cooking food
  • storing or handling food
  • preparing food
  • distributing food

Once your application has been received, you will receive an email confirming your registration.  You will also receive an 'Additional Information' form to complete asking more about your business. You do not have to wait for a visit before you start trading. 

It is your responsibility to notify us of any of the following changes. To do this, please complete a new registration form.

  • a change of proprietor
  • a change of address for the business

If there are any other changes to the nature of the business, please contact us.


When this content has been updated

Last updated 24 April 2023