Registration of a Food Business - Tasmania

Description

You must have this registration if you intend to operate a food business. A food business is a business, enterprise or activity that involves the handling of food intended for sale or the sale of food (e.g. cafe, restaurant, bakery, market food stall, etc).

Please be aware that you are required to comply with the requirements of the Food Standards Code to maintain this registration and your premises may be inspected at any time to ensure that it is compliant.

Those businesses that are only involved in primary food production do not require this registration. Some other exemptions from this registration requirement may apply.

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

To be eligible for this registration your application must:

  • Be in an approved form;
  • Be accompanied by any specified documents; and
  • Be accompanied by the required fees.

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

Duration

12 months, unless a lesser time is specified.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Amount Description
Apply Application $55.00 -
Apply Application $80.00 Notification where products are manufactured.
Apply Licence $135.00

Low risk.

Apply Licence $245.00 Medium risk.
Apply Licence $345.00 High risk.

Act(s) name

Food Act 2003 TAS

Regulation(s) name

Food Regulations 2012 TAS

Administering agency

West Tamar Council

Contact details

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

Enquiries Officer, Environment and Health Services

West Tamar Council

Operating address: West Street
Beaconsfield
TAS 7270
Mailing address: PO BOX 16
Riverside, Tasmania 7250
Phone: 03 6323 9325
Email: wtc@wtc.tas.gov.au
Website: West Tamar Council (Opens in new window)