New Mexico
Environment Department

Contact Information:
(505) 827-2855 MAIN // 1-800-219-6157 (toll free)
Environmental Emergencies:
505-827-9329 (24 hrs)

Food Program

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Retail Food Permit Applications

A retail food permit is required when food for human consumption is prepared for and/or served directly to a consumer.  Examples of establishments that require a retail food permit include: restaurants, delis, food trucks, coffee shops, bars, and similar operations that prepare or serve food for human consumption. Click a link below for further information and to download the permit application.

Retail Food (including food trucks)

TFE (Temporary Food Event) Application

Tribal Foods Application

Manufactured Food Permit Application

A manufactured food permit is required when a food for human consumption is produced for sale or distribution to other business entities.  For example, if you plan to produce a salsa product and sell or distribute it to grocery stores or restaurants, a manufactured food permit is required. Click a link below for further information and to download the permit application.

Manufactured Food

Home-based Food Processor Application

A Home-based Food Processor permit is required to produced certain types of foods at home and sell it directly to consumers. Click a link below for further information and to download the permit application.

Home-Based Food Processor

Food Variance Application

Food Variance Application