Temporary Food Establishment Permit

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Online Application

***Important Notes***

  • $10 service fee
    You will be charged an additional $10 service fee by Online RME LLC for using the online application. This will appear as a separate charge on your credit or debit card statement.
  • Less than 14 calendar days before the event?
    If you complete the online application less than 14 calendar days before the event, a late fee will automatically be added.
  • Less than 3 business days before the event?
    You cannot use the online application less than 3 business days before the event. Instead, you must complete a paper application and bring it and payment to Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department. 
  • Not available for Courtesy Applications. Click here for information about Courtesy Applications. 

Apply using the online application:

  • Step 1:
    Review Fee Schedule and Requirements to Operate. Determine your permit category.
  • Step 2:
    Click here to complete the Temporary Food Establishment Permit Online Application and pay online.
  • Step 3:
    Receive permit via email. Post for review during inspection.


About your permit category: Call (253) 798-4709.

About your online application, profile or payment: Email support@onlinerme.com.