Apply for a Certificate of Registration

If you want to sell food, you’ll need to apply for a Certificate of Registration.

Food sellers include restaurants, takeaway premises, food stall operators and hawkers.

You can apply for a Certificate of Registration by printing out a form and posting it to our Public Health team.

Checklist

Have these things on hand to make applying easier:

  • your email address
  • written permission from the premises owner or event organiser to trade if you are a mobile vendor or food stall owner
  • digital copies of your staff's Food Hygiene Training Certificates.
 

Download

Application for Registration Under Food Act 2014: Single Site (76KB PDF)

Single site

Use this form if you are a food business with only one site in Wellington.

 

Download

Application for Registration Under Food Act 2014: Multiple Sites (86KB PDF)

Multiple sites

Use this form if you are a food business with more than one site in Wellington. 

More information

If you're unsure about which form is for you, or you'd like to speak to someone about your business, contact the Public Health team.

 Phone  (04) 499 4444
 Email  publichealthenquiries@wcc.govt.nz
 Postal address  PO Box 2199, Wellington
 Physical address  101 Wakefield Street, Wellington