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Food Establishment, Retail Non-Permanent Location

This form is required to obtain a license to operate a retail food establishment that is not permanent. This includes vehicles, movable stands, carts, etc.

Prior Approval:

  • Health Department Approval and Eligibility Report
  • Commercial Activity License
  • Liquor License (if liquor is sold)

Food License Application

A Guide to Starting Your Food-related Business

A Guide to Special Events with Food Vendors

Cost: $165

Payment Information

RETURNED CHECKS: If your check is returned unpaid for insufficient or uncollected funds, (1) you authorize The City of Philadelphia or its agent to make a one-time electronic fund transfer from your account to collect a fee of $20; and (2) The City of Philadelphia or its agent may re-present your check electronically to your depository institution for payment.