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Registration of a Food Business Establishment form

You should register your food business 28 days before you intend to start trading within the Dorset authority where your business is based, or in the case of mobile businesses, where it is kept.

Please complete the form below to register your food business with your local authority.

If you are unsure which council area the business is based in you can check using our My Local (opens in a new window) postcode search.

  1. (Regulation (EC) No. 852/2004 on the hygiene of foodstuffs, Article 6(2)) This form should be completed by food business operators in respect of new food business establishments and received by the relevant Food Authority 28 days before commencing food operations. On the basis of the activities carried out, certain food business establishments are required to be approved rather than registered. If you are unsure whether any aspect of your food operations would require your establishment to be approved, please contact your local authority for guidance.
  2. Options
  3. 1. Address of establishment (or address at which moveable establishment is kept)
  4. 2. Trading name
  5. 3. Name of food business operator
  6. 4. Head office address of food business operator (where different from address of establishment)
  7. 5. Type of food activity
    1. Please tick ALL the boxes that apply
  8. 6. Opening times
  9. 7. If this is a new business
  10. * denotes mandatory field
  11. Signature of food business operator
  12. Label
    1. AFTER THIS FORM HAS BEEN SUBMITTED, FOOD BUSINESS OPERATORS MUST NOTIFY ANY SIGNIFICANT CHANGE IN ACTIVITIES TO THE ACTIVITIES STATED ABOVE (INCLUDING CLOSURE) TO THE FOOD AUTHORITY AND SHOULD DO SO WITHIN 28 DAYS OF THE CHANGE(S) HAPPENING.
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