Alabama Licensing Resources

Find information about obtaining, maintaining, and amending a variety of Alabama licenses and registrations.

Every state has different licensing and registration requirements for business entities and nonprofits, depending on the services they offer. On this page you'll find Alabama-specific guides and resources dealing with entity formation, occupational licensing, tax filings, and a variety of other important compliance topics.

Alabama State Licensing Agencies

Below is a listing of the state-level licensing agencies within Alabama that a business should check for business license requirements.

  • Agricultural Center Board
  • Alcoholic Beverage Control Board
  • Asbestos Contractor Accreditation Program
  • Athlete Agents Commission
  • Athletic Commission
  • Attorney General - Consumer Interest Division
  • Board for Registered Interior Designers
  • Board for Registration of Architects
  • Board for Speech-Language Pathology & Audiology
  • Board of Adjustment
  • Board of Athletic Trainers
  • Board of Cosmetology and Barbering
  • Board of Court Reporting
  • Board of Dental Examiners
  • Board of Electrical Contractors
  • Board of Examiners in Counseling
  • Board of Examiners in Marriage and Family Therapy
  • Board of Examiners of Assisted Living Administrators
  • Board of Examiners of Landscape Architects
  • Board of Examiners of Nursing Home Administrators
  • Board of Heating, Air Conditioning & Refrigeration Contractors
  • Board of Heating, Air Conditioning & Refrigeration Contractors
  • Board of Home Medical Equipment
  • Board of Licensure for Professional Engineers and Professional Land Surveyors
  • Board of Licensure for Professional Geologists
  • Board of Massage Therapy
  • Board of Medical Examiners & Medical Licensure Commission of
  • Board of Nursing
  • Board of Optometry
  • Board of Pharmacy
  • Board of Podiatry
  • Board of Prosthetists and Orthotists
  • Board of Registration for Foresters
  • Board of Respiratory Therapy
  • Commercial Mobile Radio Service Board
  • Department of Environmental Management - Air Division
  • Department of Insurance
  • Department of Labor
  • Department of Public Health
  • Department of Public Safety
  • Department of Revenue
  • Department of Revenue - Business Licensing Section
  • Electrical Contractors Board
  • Electronic Security Board of Licensure
  • Funeral Services Board
  • Home Builders Licensure Board
  • Licensing Board for General Contractors
  • Licensure Board for Interpreters and Transliterators
  • Liquefied Petroleum Gas Board
  • Onsite Wastewater Board
  • Physical Therapy Board
  • Pilotage Commission
  • Plumbers and Gas Fitters Examining Board
  • Polygraph Examiners Board
  • Private Investigation Board
  • Psychology Examiners Board
  • Real Estate Appraisers Board
  • Real Estate Commission
  • Real Estate Commission
  • Secretary of State - Business Services Division
  • Secretary of State - Lands and Trademarks/Authentications Division
  • Securities Commission
  • Security Regulatory Board
  • State Board of Auctioneers
  • State Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • State Board of Examiners for Dietetics
  • State Board of Occupational Therapy
  • State Board of Public Accountancy
  • State Board of Social Work Examiners
  • State Oil and Gas Board

Alabama Local Business Licences

Below is a listing of the local jurisdictions within Alabama that a business should check for local business license requirements.

County / Parish

  • Autauga County
  • Baldwin County
  • Barbour County
  • Bibb County
  • Blount County
  • Bullock County
  • Butler County
  • Calhoun County
  • Chambers County
  • Cherokee County
  • Chilton County
  • Choctaw County
  • Clarke County
  • Clay County
  • Cleburne County
  • Coffee County
  • Colbert County
  • Conecuh County
  • Coosa County
  • Covington County
  • Crenshaw County
  • Cullman County
  • Dale County
  • Dallas County
  • DeKalb County
  • Elmore County
  • Escambia County
  • Etowah County
  • Fayette County
  • Franklin County
  • Geneva County
  • Greene County
  • Hale County
  • Henry County
  • Houston County
  • Jackson County
  • Jefferson County
  • Lamar County
  • Lauderdale County
  • Lawrence County
  • Lee County
  • Limestone County
  • Lowndes County
  • Macon County
  • Madison County
  • Marengo County
  • Marion County
  • Marshall County
  • Mobile County
  • Monroe County
  • Montgomery County
  • Morgan County
  • Perry County
  • Pickens County
  • Pike County
  • Randolph County
  • Russell County
  • Shelby County
  • St. Clair County
  • Sumter County
  • Talladega County
  • Tallapoosa County
  • Tuscaloosa County
  • Walker County
  • Washington County
  • Wilcox County
  • Winston County

City / Borough / Municipality / Neighborhood

  • Abbeville
  • Adamsville
  • Addison
  • Adger
  • Alabaster
  • Albertville
  • Alexander City
  • Alexandria
  • Allgood
  • Alpine
  • Andalusia
  • Anniston
  • Arab
  • Ardmore
  • Arlington
  • Ashford
  • Ashland
  • Ashville
  • Athens
  • Atmore
  • Attalla
  • Auburn
  • Autaugaville
  • Axis
  • Bay Minette
  • Berry
  • Bessemer
  • Birmingham
  • Blountsville
  • Blue Ridge
  • Boaz
  • Bremen
  • Brewton
  • Brookwood
  • Brownsboro
  • Bucks
  • Buhl
  • Butler
  • Calera
  • Camden
  • Carrollton
  • Centre
  • Centreville
  • Chapman
  • Chatom
  • Chelsea
  • Cherokee
  • Childersburg
  • Clanton
  • Clayton
  • Clio
  • Coffeeville
  • Columbia
  • Columbiana
  • Cottondale
  • Cottonwood
  • Cowarts
  • Creola
  • Crossville
  • Cullman
  • Dadeville
  • Daleville
  • Daphne
  • Dauphin Island
  • Deatsville
  • Decatur
  • Demopolis
  • Dixons Mills
  • Dothan
  • Eastaboga
  • Eclectic
  • Eight Mile
  • Elba
  • Elberta
  • Enterprise
  • Eufaula
  • Eutaw
  • Evergreen
  • Excel
  • Fairfield
  • Fairhope
  • Fayette
  • Florala
  • Florence
  • Foley
  • Forestdale
  • Fort Deposit
  • Fort Payne
  • Fort Rucker
  • Fruitdale
  • Fulton
  • Fultondale
  • Gadsden
  • Gardendale
  • Geneva
  • Glenwood
  • Goodwater
  • Gordo
  • Grand Bay
  • Grant
  • Graysville
  • Greensboro
  • Greenville
  • Grove Hill
  • Guin
  • Gulf Shores
  • Guntersville
  • Haleyville
  • Hamilton
  • Hanceville
  • Hartselle
  • Harvest
  • Hatchechubbee
  • Hayden
  • Hayneville
  • Hazel Green
  • Headland
  • Heflin
  • Helena
  • Henagar
  • Hodges
  • Homewood
  • Hoover
  • Hope Hull
  • Hueytown
  • Huntsville
  • Huxford
  • Ider
  • Irondale
  • Jack
  • Jackson
  • Jacksonville
  • Jasper
  • Jefferson
  • Kellyton
  • Killen
  • La Fayette
  • Laceys Spring
  • Lanett
  • Leeds
  • Leesburg
  • Lillian
  • Lincoln
  • Linden
  • Lineville
  • Livingston
  • Loachapoka
  • Locust Fork
  • Loxley
  • Luverne
  • Madison
  • Marion
  • Mathews
  • Millbrook
  • Millport
  • Millry
  • Mobile
  • Monroeville
  • Montevallo
  • Montgomery
  • Montrose
  • Moody
  • Morris
  • Moulton
  • Mountain Brook
  • Munford
  • Muscle Shoals
  • New Brockton
  • New Hope
  • New Market
  • Newton
  • Newville
  • Normal
  • Northport
  • Notasulga
  • Oakman
  • Oneonta
  • Opelika
  • Opp
  • Orange Beach
  • Oxford
  • Ozark
  • Paint Rock
  • Pelham
  • Pell City
  • Pennington
  • Perdue Hill
  • Phenix City
  • Piedmont
  • Pike Road
  • Pine Hill
  • Pinson
  • Pleasant Grove
  • Prattville
  • Quinton
  • Ragland
  • Rainbow City
  • Rainsville
  • Ramer
  • Red Bay
  • Redstone Arsenal
  • Reform
  • Roanoke
  • Robertsdale
  • Russellville
  • Rutledge
  • Saginaw
  • Saraland
  • Scottsboro
  • Selma
  • Semmes
  • Shannon
  • Sheffield
  • Shelby
  • Smiths Station
  • Spanish Fort
  • Springville
  • Sulligent
  • Sumiton
  • Summerdale
  • Sycamore
  • Sylacauga
  • Talladega
  • Tallassee
  • Tarrant
  • Theodore
  • Thomasville
  • Tillmans Corner
  • Toney
  • Troy
  • Trussville
  • Tuscaloosa
  • Tuscumbia
  • Tuskegee
  • Union Springs
  • Valley
  • Vernon
  • Vestavia Hills
  • Vinemont
  • Wadley
  • Walnut Grove
  • Warrior
  • Webb
  • Wedowee
  • Wetumpka
  • Winfield
  • York
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