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4. Transfer an existing registration

​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 application form.

We must receive applications within 14 days of you taking over the business. After this period, the registration cannot be transferred.

If the registration has expired, you have to apply for a new registration.

Our tip

If the registration is due to expire, you may want to apply for a new one instead. You can apply online.
​ 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$227

​How to apply and pay for a registration transfer

You can only transfer a registration by post or in person.

 In person

Bring your completed application form and supporting documents to one of our libraries with council services, and pay by:

  • Eftpos
  • MasterCard or Visa.

 By post

​Send your completed application form and supporting documents to:

Auckland Council
Private Bag 92300
Victoria Street West
Auckland 1142