Food Business New Registration Application

About this form

This form is to be used to apply for a registration under the Food Act 2001.

Read the Food Business - Registration Information [PDF] prior to completing this application form.

All registered food businesses require at least one trained Food Safety Supervisor. Visit Food Safety Supervisors for further information.


This form requires you to submit attachments as part of the lodgement process. PDF is the preferred format for these attachments.

  • If applying as a company - A current company extract (issued within the previous 30 days) from the Australian Securities and Investment Commission ASIC).
  • One form of photographic identification for each owner (or for the registered agent if applying as a company) sighted and certified by an authorised witness.
  • A full set of plans of A3 size, with elevations, specifications and details of all fixtures, fittings, equipment and surface finishes.
  • If applying for a fee exempt application, evidence of fee exempt status is required.


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Payments up to $10,000 can be made with either Visa or MasterCard.

Your personal information

Access Canberra uses this form to collect information which is necessary to allow the ACT Government to provide services to you. Personal Information may be used or disclosed in accordance with the Information Privacy Act 2014.

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