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In order to sell, lease or offer services in public spaces in NYC, you will need a General Vendor License to sell merchandise, or a Mobile Food Vending (MFV) Permit and license to sell food.
photo by Rommel H. Ojeda

How to Apply for a Street Vendor Permit and License in New York City

The rules for selling merchandise and food in the streets of New York City can be confusing. Here is an explanation of the vending licenses and permits needed to conduct business in the streets.

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