Register a food business

Key facts:

Please fill in this form if you want to register a food business in Lichfield District, at least 28 days before you plan to start operating.

All food businesses need to be registered with the local authority where they are based. Certain manufacturers or producers may require additional approval - we will let you know if you need further approval once you have submitted your registration form.

If you want to sell alcohol you will also need a premises licence. If you want to serve hot food/drink between 11pm and 5am you will also need a premises licence - find out about licences.

If you have any enquiries about registering your food business please contact the food safety team on 01543 308729.    

As part of this form, we will ask you for your email address. This is so we can keep you up to date on your application.