Manufacturers, warehouses, re-packers, shellfish dealers, salvage operations, grain storage facilities and industrial hemp operations must be registered. Food manufacturing and storage includes selling your food to retailers, re-packing, shellfish dealers, salvage operations, grain storage facilities and industrial hemp.
Registration is specific to the owner and location, and is not transferable or prorated. If you are manufacturing industrial hemp, please refer to our policy. CDPHE does not register operations that are producing marijuana infused products. You need to contact the Department of Revenue, Marijuana Enforcement Division.
- Affidavit of Residency (required only if you're a sole proprietor or individual owner).
- FDA Food Facility Biennial Registration Renewal.
- Commissary Agreement (only required if you're working out of a shared kitchen or commissary).
Certificate of free sale
Certificate of free sale is issued for products manufactured or warehoused in Colorado that are subject to state and federal food regulations. The fee is $150 each certificate.
A listing of all manufactured food businesses that are active and current. List updated biweekly.
Additional licensing may be required.
Retail food license
City/county sales tax license
Get a sales tax license
Federal tax ID number: TIN, EIN, ITIN, etc.