Consumer Health

Consumer Health Division

Contactless Permitting Process 

Effective May 20, 2020, the Consumer Health Division will use a contactless permitting process which requires all customers to make an appointment to visit the office at 7901 Goforth Road, Dallas, Texas 75238 to secure a food permit. No walk-up traffic will be allowed for the safety of the customer and the employees.

  • Customers must remain in their vehicle for the entire appointment.

  • Customers must upload supporting documents when scheduling appointment. 

  • Failure to provide all required documents will result in the appointment request being cancelled and customer will need to schedule a new appointment. 

  • For a list of required documents, please see list below.

All fees must be paid on the day of the appointment.  Fees may be paid by:

  • Check or money order made out to City of Dallas – Consumer Health

  • Credit or debit card

  • We do not accept cash or American Express.

Please follow link to schedule an appointment:

Food Service Manager


Registered Food Service Manager Certification

A manager/supervisor, who has completed a food service manager certification course from a Texas Department of State Health Services accredited institution, must be on-site while the establishment is operating.  Operators without certified personnel on duty during operations may be issued Municipal Court citations for this violation.

For additional information, contact the Consumer Health Division between 8:00 am - 4:30 pm at (214) 670-8083.

Forms & Fees

Registered Food Service Manager Application

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*For Class Information*

To submit an application, the following are needed:

  • Course Provider Certificate

  • Current Government-issued ID

  • Name on the certificate must match government ID

  • Application Fee $63.00 per year                                                       (Registration is valid for up to 5 years depending on the course provider certificate expiration date)

Note: The department may refuse to issue or renew a food service manager registration or may revoke a food service manager registration if the applicant or holder makes a false statement of material fact in the application for registration.