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Mobile Food Vendor Permit - Temporary (Seasonal)


City Health and Mental Hygiene, Department of

Mobile Food Vendor (MFV) permits are required to prepare and serve food to the public from a food cart or food truck on a seasonal basis. Seasonal permits can be used between April 1 and October 31 of each year.

The number of temporary MFV permits which may be issued for use on public space is limited by law.
There is currently an established waiting list for seasonal mobile food vending permits.
Those interested in obtaining a seasonal permit may apply for one only when their number has been reached on the waiting list and they are contacted by DOHMH.

You may check your place on any NYC Health Department permit waiting list.  

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