Food Business Registration - Northern Territory

Service summary

All food Businesses must be registered and comply with provisions of the Food Act 2004 and the Food Standards Code.

Service type


A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.


Registration lasts for a 12 month period and must be renewed annually.


High risk: $207 (180 revenue units)
Medium Risk: $103.50 (90 revenue units)
Low risk: $51.75 (45 revenue units)
2017-2018 one revenue unit = $1.15

Administering agency

Department of Health

Act(s) name

Food Act 2004 (Northern Territory)

Contact details

Administration Officer

Operating address:
2nd Floor
Casuarina Plaza
Casuarina NT 0810
Mailing address:
PO Box 40596
Casuarina NT 0811

Toll Free:






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