Approval of Food Safety Auditors - Western Australia


You will require this approval if you intend to act as a food safety auditor. A food safety auditor is a person who undertakes regulatory food safety audits of food businesses that are required to implement a food safety program.

A food business is a business, enterprise or activity that involves the handling of food intended for sale or the sale of food.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this approval you must:

  • have completed a Certificate IV or higher in food science or a related field
  • satisfy the Agency that you are competent to carry out the functions of a food safety auditor
  • demonstrate appropriate skills and knowledge in relation to Western Australia's food regulatory system
  • complete the required forms
  • pay the prescribed fee.

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


As specified on the approval.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount
Apply Application All $225.00

Act(s) name

Food Act 2008 Western Australia

Regulation(s) name

Food Regulations 2009 Western Australia

Approval time

Within 30 days.

Administering agency

Department of Health

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 Unit

Department of Health

Mailing address: PO Box 8172
Perth BC, Western Australia
Phone: 08 9388 4999
Fax: 08 9388 4955