Read what steps you need to take when transferring an existing food business registration
Purchase an existing food business
Transfer of registration
Complete the following steps if you are selling a food premises or thinking of purchasing a food business:
- Get a pre-sale inspection approved by the existing proprietor. Our Environmental Health Officer will attend to ensure the business you are purchasing complies with the Food Act and Food Standards Code 3.2.3.
- Pay the required pre-sale inspection report fee
- Complete the application to transfer food premises form. This must be done by both the current and the proposed proprietor and submitted with the applicable transfer fee
- Nominate a qualified Food Safety Supervisor and submit a food safety supervisor's certificate, along with the transfer form (for Class 1 and 2 premises only)