Food and health registration renewals

To continue supporting business owners during COVID-19, we have waived a further 3 months of your renewals for food and health registrations.

When are food and health renewal invoices due?

We will send you an invoice on Tuesday 16 March. We've supported businesses by providing a further three months for you to pay your invoice.

The invoices for food and health renewals are now due on Friday 16 April

More information about the registration fees and waivers will be included on the invoice. Payment is required to ensure that you can continue to operate as a registered premises.

How will I receive my invoice?

If we have a current email address for your business, the invoice will be sent by email.

If we do not have a listed email address we will send your invoice by post.

How do I pay for my renewal?

Pay your food and health registration renewal online

Pay now


1300 792 772 - Select Option 8.

When prompted, enter the phone payment reference number from your invoice.

By mail

Post a cheque or money order (no cash please) payable to Yarra City Council with the bottom slip of your renewal notice to:

Yarra City Council
PO BOX 168 Richmond VIC 3121.

In person

Come in to one of our customer service centres (please bring a copy of your invoice). 

My contact details have changed

Please let us know if any of the following have changed:

  • Contact details (phone, email or postal address).
  • Business details (trading name, ABN, type of premises, food safety supervisor or food safety program).
  • Trading hours.
  • If you have recently closed your business or
  • If you have transferred the business to a new owner.

Select one of the links below to update your details:

Food registrations

Health registrations

Accommodation registrations

You can also call us on 03 9205 5555. 

I didn't receive my invoice

Invoices are sent to your latest postal or email address, so it is very important that we have the most up to date contact details for your business. 

You must let us know if you didn't receive your invoice by selecting one of the links below:

Food registrations

Health registrations

Accommodation registrations

You can also call us on 03 9205 5555.

Financial hardship

While we encourage all business owners to pay their fees on time, we understand this may not be possible for some people. If you are experiencing financial hardship and are experiencing difficulties paying these fees you may be eligible for assistance.

You must provide the following documents when you apply:

  • Business address, name and type of business (café, bar retail, tattoo, personal care, etc).
  • Income statements.
  • Downturn statements.
  • Reduction in staffing levels.
  • JobKeeper details.

We will not be able to access financial hardship consideration applications unless you've provided all the above information.

Each application will be considered on a case by case basis.

Apply for financial hardship