Licence for a Food Transport Business - New South Wales


You will require this licence if you intend to operate a business that will transport any of the following foods:

  • eggs
  • dairy
  • meat
  • seafood
  • shellfish
  • plant products
  • food for vulnerable persons in hospitals or aged care facilities.

Please note that:

  • all food transport businesses have to comply with the requirements of the Food Standards Code
  • depending on the exact food stuffs you plan to transport, you may have to comply with specific conditions.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

Eligibility criteria will vary depending on individual circumstances. Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.


12 months


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $50.00 Fees for 2021-22
Apply Licence All $337.00

Per vehicle. Fees for 2021-22

Act(s) name

Food Act 2003 New South Wales

Regulation(s) name

Food Regulation 2015 New South Wales

Administering agency

Department of Regional NSW

NSW Department of Primary Industries

NSW Food Authority

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Licensing Enquiries and Invoicing

NSW Food Authority

NSW Department of Primary Industries

Department of Regional NSW

New South Wales
Operating address: 1 Macquarie Street
Taree, New South Wales 2430
Mailing address: PO BOX 232
Taree, New South Wales 2430
Mailing address: PO BOX 6682
Silverwater, New South Wales 1811
Phone: 02 9471 4850
Phone: 1300 552 406
Fax: 02 9199 8253
Website: NSW Food Authority (Opens in new window)