If you own – or are taking over – a food business in Thurrock, you must register your premises with us at least 28 days before opening.
- catering businesses run from home
- mobile premises such as vans
- temporary premises such as stalls
You must register all premises if you own more than one.
Registering your food business
Registering your food business is free
Go to GOV.UK: food business registration for more information. You can use the form below to register your business.
Food premises registration
Help for start-ups
You can get help with licences, managing food safety, food hygiene, inspections, menus rules, finance, VAT and the law from the Food Standards Agency: starting a food business guide.
Go to GOV.UK: food, catering and retail for more advice, including a Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) principles guide.
For practical advice about food safety, read Food Standards Agency: food safety management and Food Standards Agency: safer food, better business.
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