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Registration of Food Handlers

The Registration of Food Handlers Regulations, 2001 (L.N. 178 of 2001) states that:

  1. No person shall act as a food handler without registering as such with the Food Safety Commission.
  2. No person shall employ any food handlers in any food business who are not registered with the Food Safety Commission and are in possession of a current registration document.
  3. Any food handler who applies for registration with the Food Safety Commission must possess a valid certi ficate as described in the Schedule to these regulations.
  4. Any food handler registered with the Food Safety Commission shall be issued with a registration document.
  5. The Food Safety Commission shall keep a register of all food handlers issued with a registration document.
  6. Such registration document shall be valid for a period of two years or five years depending on the type of valid certificate presented.
  7. The Food Safety Commission shall renew the registration document when requested to do so provided a valid certificate is also presented when the request is made.
  8. Such registration document shall be available for inspection by an authorised officer when so demanded

Valid Certificates are issued by Authorised Tutors.

Application Forms 

APPLICATION FORM FOR THE REGISTRATION OF FOOD PREMISES​​ (Malti​​) in terms of the Registration of Food Premises Regulations, 2002 (L.N. 180 of 2001) as amended by Registration of Food Premises (Amendment) Regulations, 2007 (L.N. 136 of 2007)​

APPLICATION FORM FOR THE REGISTRATION OF FOOD HANDLERS - RE-ISSUE OF A LOST CARD​