Apply for a license to operate a food and/or beverage vending machine

You must have a license from the Food Protection Program to operate a food and/or beverage vending machine.

Food Protection Program

The Details of Apply for a license to operate a food and/or beverage vending machine

What you need for Apply for a license to operate a food and/or beverage vending machine

To apply for a license, you will need to:

  • Complete and sign the entire 2-page application form (found in the downloads below)
  • Submit a list of all machines, include street address and location within the building.
  • Submit labels for all products to be sold in Massachusetts

An easily readable label or sign bearing the operator’s license number, company name and service telephone number shall be conspicuously displayed at each machine location.

Fees for Apply for a license to operate a food and/or beverage vending machine

Pay with a single check for all machines covered by this license, made payable to:
The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Name Fee Unit
Application fee $10 per Vending Unit

How to apply Apply for a license to operate a food and/or beverage vending machine

Mail the fee payment(s) and all required materials to:

Department of Public Health
Food Protection Program
305 South St.
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130-3597

More info about Apply for a license to operate a food and/or beverage vending machine

This permit is in accordance with Massachusetts General Law, Chapter 94, Section 309 and 105 CMR 590.000.

The license excludes all non-food and cigarette vending machines.

Downloads for Apply for a license to operate a food and/or beverage vending machine

Contact for Apply for a license to operate a food and/or beverage vending machine

Address
305 South St., Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
Fax
(617) 983-6770

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