The Guidelines for Itinerant Vendors contains complete regulations pertaining to vending in Arlington County. Download a copy of the guidelines or obtain a copy from the Environmental Health Office at 2110 Washington Blvd. Suite 350, Arlington, VA 22204, or by calling 703-228-7400. Use our Checklist to Help You Obtain Your Mobile License to make sure you have taken all required steps to receive your license.
- Vendors require a peddler’s/itinerant merchant’s license
- Mobile food units must receive an annual license and submit a base of operations agreement or “depot letter”
- The license is required for new operations or whenever there is a change of ownership
- An application processing fee of $40 made payable to Arlington County Treasurer must accompany the license application
Mail or deliver your application and processing fee to 2110 Washington Blvd. Suite 350, Arlington, VA 22204.
Mobile Food Unit Licenses are renewable annually in June. See the guidelines for complete details about the application and licensing process, or request an application and depot letter by calling 703-228-7400.