General Requirements prior to obtaining a county transient merchant permit:
MUST BE REGISTERED WITH THE STATE OF NORTH DAKOTA TO DO BUSINESS IN THE STATE.
Contact State of North Dakota:
701-328-1246 Compliance Issues
North Dakota Retail Sales Tax Permit
FOOD VENDORS: Permit must be obtained from the ND Department of Health, call 701-328-1291 for inspection. YOU CANNOT OPERATE WITHOUT A PERMIT FROM THE STATE HEALTH DEPARTMENT. Food vendors can't have a mobile liquor license without a base of operations with a commercial kitchen located within the County's Jurisdiction. Licensed establishments must obtain a special liquor permit when hosting events outside their facility. Liquor licenses do not cross jurisdictions. Liquor establishments must also have a concurrent ND State Liquor License.
A Transient Merchant Permit is good for current year.