Food Safety Program Fees

Food Safety Program Fees

Food Permit Renewals for 2021 must now be made in-person.

Renewals made after January 1, 2021 will incur a late fee and must be paid in-person at a CDH office.

If you have questions, please call CDH's Community & Environmental Health Division at 208-327-7499.

Idaho House Bill (HB) 151 was passed during the 2019 Legislative Session. HB 151 amends Idaho Code (Section 39-1607) to revise provisions regarding certain fees for food establishments. To view the bill, click HERE.

Changes to Temporary Food Establishment permit fees are in effect. Other Food Establishment permit fee changes went into effect on July 1, 2019 and others took effect on January 1, 2020.


Temporary Food Establishments

Temporary events include parades, street fairs, festivals, and similar events that operate for a specific term not to exceed 14 consecutive days. Normally, the applicant does not qualify for a permanent license. At the end of the event, the establishment will be removed from the premises. The annual Food Establishment License issued to restaurants and caterers for their permanent location or commisary is not applicable to a Temporary Food Establishment at events. View requirements and related resources, HERE.

  • Operating for 1 day | $35
  • Operating for 2 or 3 days | $45
  • Operating for 4 days or multiple events | $72

Mobile Food Establishments

  • Full Service without commissary | $72
  • Full Service with commissary | $92


  • All other food establishments except those with more than 2 licenses on one premises | $160
  • Food establishments with more than 2 licenses on one premise | $200
  • Plan Review Fee | $100
  • USDA 2nd Inspection | $204
  • Late Fee Jan 1-15 | $35
  • Late Fee After Jan 15 | $70
  • License Reinstatement | $18
  • Request for Variance | $50
  • Compliance Conference (/Hour) | $100
  • Enforcement and Legal Fees (/Hour) | $150

Related: Food Establishment Forms

Food Safety Training

  • Serv-Safe Managers Food Safety Certification Course | $150
  • Serv-Safe Class Re-Take | $65
  • Serv-Safe Essentials Book | $58
  • Idaho Food Safety Manager Certification | $48
  • Food Safety Video | $25 or watch online for free!
Related: Food Safety Trainings

Other Services

  • Professional Services (consultation/training) – $78/hour

upcoming events

AUG 32-5pm

Riverglen Jr. High School, 6801 N. Gary Ln., Boise | By appointment. Learn More

AUG 98am-5pm

707 N. Armstrong Pl, Boise | Registration and pre-payment are required. Learn More

AUG 20 8:30 am

The next Board of Health meeting will be held on Friday, August 20, 2021 at 707 N. Armstrong Pl, Boise. The Board Meeting schedule is posted inside CDH Headquarters and on the Board Meetings page, HERE. View past meetings via YouTube.