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Licence for a Food Transport Business - New South Wales


You will need 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

Please contact the agency to identify any 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 2023-24

Apply Licence All $361.00

Per vehicle. Fees for 2023-24

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.