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 have an appointment to visit the office at 7901 Goforth Road, Dallas, Texas 75238 to secure a food permit. 
  • Customers must remain in their vehicle for the entire appointment
  • Customers can call 214-670-8083 to set an appointment. 
  • Appointments are set on a first come first serve basis.  
  • Appointment times are from 8:00 am-12 noon and from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm Monday -Friday.  

Customers may email required documents ahead of their appointment or bring the required documents to the appointment.

  • Documents can be emailed to

  • Failure to provide all required documents will delay the permitting process and the customer may be required to reschedule the appointment
  • All fees must be paid at the time of the permitting appointment. Fees can be paid by check, money order, or credit card      

 No walk-up traffic will be allowed.  Customers will be seen by appointment only for the safety of the customer and the employees.

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 $30 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.