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4. Transfer an existing licence

If you are taking over an existing premises that has a current registration, you can apply to transfer it into your name. Highlight the transfer option under premises details on the form.

We must receive applications within 14 days of you taking over the business. After this period, the registration lapses and can not be transferred. If the registration expires, you have to apply for a new registration.

Health licence fees are non-refundable and are not pro-rated.

Read fee table.
Business category Fee (incl. GST)
Transfer of occupier – Health (Registration of Premises) Regulations 1966$195


 In person

Bring your completed application form and supporting documents to one of our service centres, and pay by:

  • cash
  • cheque
  • Eftpos
  • MasterCard or Visa.

 By post

​Send your completed application form, supporting documents and cheque payment to:

Auckland Council
Private Bag 92300
Victoria Street West
Auckland 1142

We will contact you if we need more information.

20 working days processing time