How to Apply for Bakery License in Hong Kong

Apply for Bakery License in Hong Kong

  • To get a bakery license applicants need to make an application with the Food and Environmental Hygiene Department.
  • The application should be submitted by the submission of a standard application for (FEHB 94) and a statement of premises that are in conformity of Government lease requirements (FEHB 192) and three copies of the proposed layout plan for the property (drawn at scale in metric units) to the Assistant Secretary (Other Licences) of the Licensing Office concerned. The standard forms are available at all Licensing Offices as well as District Environmental Hygiene offices. The forms can be downloaded from website of the Food and Environmental Hygiene Department (link listed under the ‘Documents for use’)
  • Learn the Guide to Application for Bakery Licence to find more information regarding the application process as well as the documents needed.
  • After you’ve filled out the form. Mail your completed application form to the email address listed under the “Office Locations & Contacts Section.

When the applicant is issued the letter of requirements for licensing by the Licensing Authority, he is advised to not begin any decoration work.

Office Locations and Contacts

Food and Environmental Hygiene Department

Food and Environment Hygiene Department’s Headquarters
44/F, Queensway Government Offices
66 Queensway, Hong Kong.

Telephone: 2868 0000 , or 1823
(Both are 24 hour hotlines managed in 1823.)


Fax: 2869 0169

Authorization Offices of Food and Environmental Hygiene Department

Hong Kong & Islands
Assistant Secretary Assistant (Other Licenses)
Hong Kong & Islands Licensing Office,
8/F Lockhart Road Municipal Services Building,
225 Hennessy Road,
Wan Chai, Hong Kong.
Tel. No. : 2879 5712
Fax No. : 2507 2964
E-mail :

Assistant Secretary Assistant (Other Licenses)
Kowloon Licensing Office,
4/F, Pei Ho Street Municipal Services Building,
333 Ki Lung Street,
Sham Shui Po, Kowloon
Tel. No. : 2729 1293
Fax No. : 2789 0107
E-mail :

New Territories
Assistant Secretary Assistant (Other Licenses)
New Territories Licensing Office,
4/F Tai Po Complex,
8 Heung Sze Wui Street,
Tai Po, New Territories
Tel. No. : 3183 9226
Fax No. : 2606 3350
E-mail :


The fee for a bakery permit that can be reviewed according to the floor area in the baking facility.

Documents to Utilize

Applications used to obtain a Bakery Licence

Requirements Information

The application must include the following information:

  • The type of licence used to;
  • complete address of the property in the application for a license including the name of the street and the number of the building as well as the name of the building , the flat number , etc. to prevent postal misdelivery
  • the name, address of correspondence the telephone number, name and identity card number the applicant. If you are submitting a corporate entity the address and name of the company as well as the address of the home and name for the executive director or the authorized person;
  • the kind of heating equipment and the kind of fuel that is to be used
  • whether an air conditioning system will put in place in the store, and in the event that it is, the kind and the capacity of this installation.

The Document is required

This guideline explains how to apply for an approval for a bakery to operate a bakery in Hong Kong.

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