Approval as a Food Safety Auditor - South Australia


You will require this approval if you intend to operate as a food safety auditor in South Australia.

Food safety auditors must audit food businesses to check that the food safety program, the Food Act, and applicable standards and code are complied with.

Food safety auditors must provide a certificate if a food safety program is adequate and being complied with. If there is a failure by the business to comply with an adequate food safety program or other requirements, it is then the role of the food safety auditors to notify the relevant council to take enforcement action.

Please consult the responsible agency for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance (if any) that may be required.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

Please consult the agency for more information regarding eligibility requirements.


The certificate of approval is valid for 12 months unless approved otherwise.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
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Fees will vary depending on your circumstances. Please consult the agency for more information.


Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All Food Safety Auditor Application Form - Please contact the agency for more information.

Application process


You will be required to submit your application to the Food and Controlled Drugs Branch in SA Health for approval. Your application will need to be accompanied by:

  • Information requested by the authority
  • the prescribed fee (if any).

Administering agency

Public Health Services

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:

Food and Controlled Drugs Branch

Public Health Services

Mailing address: SA Health
Adelaide, South Australia 5001
Contact us other: 08 8226 7100
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