Manchester City Council

Food - premises registration

  1. EUGO

    Eugo Logo

  2. Summary

    To store, prepare, distribute or sell food on premises you need to be registered with us. Premises include restaurants, cafes, hotels, shops, canteens, market stalls, mobile catering vans, food delivery vans and businesses run from home. If you run a food business for 5 or more days in any consecutive 5 weeks, you must notify us about any premises you use for: - a) storing; b) selling; c) distributing; or d) preparing food; Anyone starting a new food business must register with us at least 28 days before trading commences.

  3. Application, guidance notes or terms and condition

    Guide to starting a food business in Manchester

    Application form

    Guidance notes

    Notify us of any change in circumstances i.e. change of name, cease trading etc.

  4. Processing and timescales

     If the application is satisfactory you will be added to the Food Register within 5 working days. 

    We will only contact you if there is a problem with your application.

  5. Validity and renewals

    Registration will remain in force until either the business ceases or registration is cancelled.

  6. Register

    To view the public register, email your request to:

  7. Complaints

    Contact us in the first instance.

  8. Email

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