Mobile Food Establishments (Food Trucks) Contact Commercial Licensing via our Online Inquiry System or via email DBR.CommLicInquiry@dbr.ri.gov Rhode Island Commerce Corporation Information and Steps to Start and Register an MFE: • English • Español The Department has received multiple requests and questions regarding the sale of alcoholic beverages with an MFE Registration. Regulation 230-RICR-30-35-1 subsection 4.C prohibits the sale and/or service of alcoholic beverages. NEW FIRE CODE BRINGS WITH IT NEW REQUIREMENTS The RI Fire Code now requires all Food trucks operating with propane and an electrical system to be equipped with a Propane/LPG Gas Alarm. These alarms must be UL 1484 rated and installed according to the manufacturer's guidelines. The alarm shall be tested monthly. LP gas connections shall continue to be tested before each use and whenever LP cylinders are changed out and these tests must be documented in the log on the food truck. The Division of Commercial Licensing and Regulation is responsible for the regulation and licensing of Mobile Food Establishments statewide. The section reviews both new and renewal license applications to insure that applicants meet all licensure requirements and that proper fees have been remitted. If you have any questions, please email Commercial Licensing. Application Apply via OpenGov for your State Registration Business, and Department of Health Checklists Business Checklist (English) PDF file, less than 1mbmegabytes Business Checklist (En Español) PDF file, less than 1mbmegabytes Department of Health Checklist PDF file, less than 1mbmegabytes Frequently Asked Questions Please refer to the MFE Frequently Asked Questions, which includes information about the registration process. Registered Mobile Food Establishments Registered MFE Lookup Statutes and Regulations Statutes Statutory Authority RIGL 5-11 Regulations 230-RICR-30-35-1 — State Registration of Mobile Food Establisments Complaints I want to file a complaint against a Mobile Food Establishment.