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Application For Food Vending Trailer Licences

Meals prepared or cooked in a trailer

The following documents are required to apply for a licence:

  • A copy of your identity document;
  • A modus operandi – which is a description of the business, its operating hours, and the removal of the food trailer every day from the trading site;
  • A sketch of the proposed site (location);
  • Photographs of the inside and outside of the trailer;
  • A roadworthy certificate;
  • If trading on private property, written permission from the landlord;
  • Written proof of access to toilet facilities;
  • A site inspection and confirmation by the Tshwane Metro Police Department;
  • Inspection certificates from the Health and Emergency Services Departments; and
  • Trailer size – the maximum measurements are 2,75 m × 1,91 m × 2,5 m (length × width × height from the ground).