Who needs to register?

Anyone starting a new food business must register with us at least 28 days beforehand. Registration of premises used for a food business is required by law.

This includes:

  • market stalls
  • delivery vehicles
  • other moveable structures

The majority of premises have to be registered, exceptions include:

  • some already registered for food law purposes
  • certain agricultural premises
  • motor cars
  • tents and marquees (but not stalls)
  • some domestic premises
  • some village halls

You should contact us if you think you might be exempt.