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Food registration certificates need to be renewed before your current registration expires. We'll email you a form to complete.
Your food registration certificate needs to be renewed before it expires – every year if you're on a food control plan, or every second year if you're on a national programme. Check the certificate to find your expiry date.
Verification is a separate process to renewing your registration certificate, and usually happens at a different time. We will contact you separately to arrange verification.
Verification of your food business
We'll send you an application form and invoice by email before your registration expires.
If you have a grease trap, your annual grease trap fee will be included in the renewal invoice.
Food safety fees
If you have changed the scope or details of your business – for example, a change of location or changing from a food control plan to national programme, you need to notify us of the change.
There may be fees to pay for processing a change to your registration:
Email your completed form to FoodApplications@wcc.govt.nz
Select 'Food sellers' then 'Food control plan' from the dropdown lists.
You can also pay using internet banking. Use the reference from the invoice sent you, which also includes our bank account details.
You can submit your form and pay in person at our Service Centre between 8am and 5pm, Monday to Friday. You don't need an appointment.
Mail your form and a cheque to:
Wellington City Council
PO Box 2199
We'll post you your new registration certificate within 2 weeks.
The Public Health team is available Monday to Friday, 8am to 5pm.
Phone: 04 499 4444