Transfer a food, accommodation or personal care business

If you are taking over an existing class 1, 2 or 3 food premises, an existing accommodation business or an existing personal care or body art business, you'll need to transfer the registration into your name.

Transfer a food business

  1. Complete pre-application form
  2. Pay transfer fee of $288 or less (depending on classification and number of employees)
  3. One of our authorised officers will review your application, inspect the premises and provide a report to the you and the current proprietor. Compliance with the requirements of the Food Act 1984 is the responsibility of the person operating the business at the time.
  4. Contact us once settlement has occurred.
  5. We will transfer the registration of the premises into the name of the new proprietor.

If you will be making significant changes to the food premises, then the application will be considered a new registration and not a transfer.

Transfer an accommodation business

  1. Complete pre-application form
  2. Pay transfer fee of $144
  3. One of our authorised officers will review your application, inspect the premises and provide a report to the you and the current proprietor.
  4. Contact us once settlement has occurred.
  5. We will transfer the registration to the new proprietor for the remainder of the registration period (usually to the end of the current year).

Transfer a personal care business

  1. Complete the pre-application form
  2. Pay transfer fee of $94
  3. One of our authorised officers will review your application, inspect the premises and provide a report to the you and the current proprietor.
  4. Contact us when settlement has occurred.
  5. We'll transfer the registration to the new proprietor for the remainder of the registration period (usually to the end of the current year).