Missouri Business License

The Fastest Way to Get Your Missouri Business License

Missouri state business licenses are not easy to understand, let alone obtain. Business Licenses, LLC is designed to cut through the clutter and help business owners understand their Missouri state business license requirements.

April 23, 2020 Update: Needless to say, the Coronavirus has dramatically affected economic conditions in Missouri and every other state too. Nevertheless, business owners are still filing for licenses and permits, authorities are still requiring them, and Business Licenses, LLC is still assisting customers with Business License Compliance Packages for Missouri. Business Licenses, LLC’s partners are indeed sponsoring free BLCPs for many qualifying business owners.

December 10, 2020 Update: Here's a hint that it won’t be easy to obtain all the Missouri business licenses that you may need: The Missouri Secretary of State publishes an approved list of organizations and agencies that business owners should contact for information. It’s not a short list. It includes the Missouri Business Portal, the Missouri Department of Revenue, the Division of Employment Security, the Small Business Regulatory Fairness Board, and the Office of Equal Opportunity, among numerous others.

Given this complex web of agencies and departments, obtaining Missouri business licenses will obviously be a marathon, not a sprint. Many business owners seek professional help while others simply look to have all of their requirements gathered together into one package. It’s best to get started early.

Explore Local Business License Requirements in Missouri

Explore your local licensing authority requirements by clicking on your county in the list below. You can further drill down to your city to better understand all of your business license and permit requirements. Don't forget that if you're providing services in more than one jurisdiction in Missouri, you will need to review your business license requirements in every city/county in which you're doing business.

How Many Business Licenses in Missouri Do You Need?

The number of business licenses in Missouri that you will need will depend upon a number of unique factors. Within which city/county will you operate your business? What business activities will you be conducting? How heavily regulated is your industry? Etc. To put it in perspective, we ran the following queries through our own business license research tool. Here are some authentic results:

A manufacturing business in Kansas City, MO may require up to 8 business licenses and/or permits, including a local Kansas City business license/withholding tax registration. There are numerous applications, forms, and documents associated with this license, including a Registration Application, Business License Application, and a Business License Form.

An animal breeding business in St. Louis, MO may require up to 12 business licenses and/or permits, including a state-specific Missouri breeding permit. To obtain this permit, you should probably download an Application for Class 1 Wildlife Breeder Permit, a Wildlife Breeder Record Form, a Wildlife Collectors Permit Application, a Wildlife Collectors Permit Reporting Form, and a Wildlife Rehabilitation Report Form.

A doughnut shop in Independence, MO may require up to 11 business licenses and/or permits, including a county-specific Clay food establishment permit. There are many documents and forms associated with this permit, including an Application for Plan Review and a Food Establishment Permit Application.

Get Requirements for Your Missouri Business License

No matter how large or small your business is, Business Licenses, LLC can provide you with all you need to get a business license in Missouri (MO). We also can provide you with the Missouri state business license requirements that are specific to your industry.

Professional Help for Getting Business Licenses in Missouri

Beyond discovering and comprehending requirements for how to get a business license in Missouri (MO), many organizations spend valuable time on the application process itself. Business Licenses, LLC provides professional assistance for collecting all of your Missouri business license requirements, filling in the paperwork, and submitting them to the proper authorities in Missouri. A Business Licenses, LLC expert will talk with you and complete the Missouri business license applications on your behalf, regardless of complexity. We will then submit your Missouri business license applications online (wherever possible) or send you forms that are ready for you to sign, date, and drop in the mail.