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District of Columbia - Department of Buildings & Department of Licensing and Consumer Protection

1100 4th Street S.W., Washington, DC, 20024, US


Vendor Employee Badge Application

You may use this form if you have an active Vending Business License and would like to add a new employee to your license.

Always when a vending vessel or public marketĀ is in operation, the business owner or a vendor employee shall be present. The employee must hold a valid Vendor Employee Badge.

Prior to submitting this form, all supporting documents must be in active status or dated within thirty (30) days of submission of this form.

Once your application is received, a licensing specialist will review and follow-up with payment instructions. If you have questions, email

Vending Business Information

Vendor Type

Full Name of Owner

Business Address

Employee Information

Employee Full Name

Employee Address

Supporting Documentation

Note: After you select the document(s) you want to upload, you must click "Upload" to successfully attach the document(s).

Upload a copy of driver's license or government-issued ID for the employee

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Upload a digital head-shot photo of the owner and all employees for the employee badge. Note: Save the file as the name of the person in the photo. The photo should be clear and free of background objects and other people.

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Upload Certified Food Protection Manager ID Card for the employee

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Upload Certified Food Protection Manager ID Card for the employee

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I understand that anyone who makes a false statement on this form can be criminally prosecuted and fined under D.C. Official Code 22-2405. I understand that DLCP may conduct an investigation to ascertain the veracity of the information contained herein. I further understand that if I knowingly provide false and/or misleading information on this application, DLCP may immediately revoke each license and/or permit obtained as well as issue me a fine.

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