Seafood Licence - New South Wales

Description

You will require this licence if you intend to operate a seafood business that includes undertaking activities such as harvesting, catching, processing, packaging, storing, transporting and wholesaling seafood.

Please note that:

  • this licence does not apply to the retail sale of seafood
  • if you operate a business involving shellfish you will require a different licence. For instance bivalve molluscs (for example, cockles, clams, mussels, oysters, pipis and scallops) for cultivation and / harvest
  • all seafood product businesses must comply with relevant parts of the Food Standards Code
  • depending on the nature of your activities you may need to have an audited Food Safety Program in place for your business.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type

Licence

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

Eligibility requirements

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Duration

Annual.

Expiry

12 months.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $50.00 -
Apply Licence All -

Further fees are listed on the application forms.

Act(s) name

Food Act 2003 New South Wales

Regulation(s) name

Food Regulation 2015 New South Wales

Approval time

The Authority aims to finalise applications within 4 weeks of conducting a licensing inspection / audit.

Administering agency

Department of Planning, Industry and Environment

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 Planning, Industry and Environment

Operating address: 1 Macquarie St
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
Email: licensing@foodauthority.nsw.gov.au
Website: NSW Food Authority (Opens in new window)