The NYC Health Department is releasing permits for mobile food vendors to operate Green Carts.

To apply for a Green Cart permit, you must first apply to get on a waiting list. This waiting list application period will be open from February 7, 2022 through April 30, 2022. Instructions and an application for the waiting list can be found at or you may request an application be mailed to you.

Applications for the waiting list must be submitted by email or by mail and postmarked by April 30, 2022.

You can request an Application be mailed to you.

Learn more about Green Carts.

Call 311 or 212-NEW-YORK (212-639-9675) to request a copy.


If you requested a Department of Health and Mental Hygiene publication over 2 weeks ago and have not received it, you can check the status. If you ordered it more recently, allow time for delivery and call back after 2 weeks if you still haven't received it.

Cancel Order

If your order has been placed, it likely already shipped. You can return unwanted copies at no cost to you by writing "Return to Sender" on the package and putting it in the mail.

Out of Stock

If the publication you are looking for is currently out of stock, you can get assistance by phone.

Call 311 or 212-NEW-YORK (212-639-9675) for assistance.

Update Order

  • To order additional items, you must place another order.
  • You can email requests to
    • To update a current order, be sure to include tracking order number
    • To update address, email, and organizational information

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