How do I apply for a food licence?

To apply for a food business licence you can:

The fees that apply to each licence are on the application forms.

Things to include in your application:

  • floor plan and elevations
  • equipment schedules
  • evidence mechanical ventilation complies with AS 1668.2.

We will make a decision and contact you within 30 days of receiving your licence application.

Please ensure your first step is to check for:

You can download the food business licensing steps (PDF KB) to help you understand the food business licencing process. When you have reached stage 7, complete the Self assessment checklist for licensing readiness (PDF 285 KB) to see if you are ready for a council inspection.