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Restaurant Inspections

The signs below are required by the NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene and may not represent all signage required for your business. Please refer to the Additional Signage section for a checklist to help you determine which signs you must post.

Required Signs for Restaurants

Food Allergy Poster samples (PDF)

Available in English, Spanish, French, Chinese,
Russian, Bengali, Thai and Korean

Please call 311 to see if you need to have this poster
and to get free copies.


Choking First Aid Poster sample (PDF)

Available in English, Spanish and Chinese

Please call 311 to get free copies of this poster.


Letter Grade Posting (PDF)

You will get these after your restaurant is inspected.


Alcohol Pregnancy Warning Sign (PDF)
Other languages: [En Español]

Free copies may be obtained at the Citywide Licensing Center, 42 Broadway, 5th floor, in Manhattan, or by calling 311.

Additional Signage

Use this checklist to determine which signs are required at your restaurant or bar.

Wheelchair Friendly Decal

Wheelchair Decal If your food establishment is wheelchair accessible, you can obtain a Wheelchair Friendly decal that can be placed at the entrance of your business. Call 311 or click here for information about applying for this decal. If you would like more information about this program, please visit the Mayor's Office for People with Disabilities.