Arkansas Licensing Resources

Find information about obtaining, maintaining, and amending a variety of Arkansas 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 Arkansas-specific guides and resources dealing with entity formation, occupational licensing, tax filings, and a variety of other important compliance topics.

Arkansas State Licensing Agencies

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

  • Alcohol Beverage Control
  • Appraiser Licensing & Certification Board
  • Attorney General - Public Protection Department
  • Contractors Licensing Board
  • Department of Environmental Quality - Office of Air Quality
  • Department of Finance and Administration
  • Department of Finance and Administration - Miscellaneous Tax Section
  • Department of Health
  • Department of Health - HVAC/R Program
  • Department of Health - Plumbing & Natural Gas Program
  • Department of Insurance - Division of Finance
  • Department of Labor
  • Department of Labor - Electrical Inspection and Licensing Division
  • Department of Workforce Services
  • Insurance Department
  • Real Estate Commission
  • Secretary of State - Business and Commercial Services Division (BCS)
  • Secretary of State - Business and Commercial Services Division (BCS) (Charities)
  • State Board of Architects, Landscape Architects & Interior Designers
  • State Board of Collection Agencies
  • State Board of Licensure for Professional Engineers and Professional Surveyors
  • State Board of Pharmacy
  • State Board of Public Accountancy
  • State Police

Arkansas Local Business Licences

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

County / Parish

  • Arkansas County
  • Ashley County
  • Baxter County
  • Benton County
  • Boone County
  • Bradley County
  • Calhoun County
  • Carroll County
  • Chicot County
  • Clark County
  • Clay County
  • Cleburne County
  • Cleveland County
  • Columbia County
  • Conway County
  • Craighead County
  • Crawford County
  • Crittenden County
  • Cross County
  • Dallas County
  • Desha County
  • Drew County
  • Faulkner County
  • Franklin County
  • Fulton County
  • Garland County
  • Grant County
  • Greene County
  • Hempstead County
  • Hot Spring County
  • Howard County
  • Independence County
  • Izard County
  • Jackson County
  • Jefferson County
  • Johnson County
  • Lafayette County
  • Lawrence County
  • Lee County
  • Lincoln County
  • Little River County
  • Logan County
  • Lonoke County
  • Madison County
  • Marion County
  • Miller County
  • Mississippi County
  • Monroe County
  • Montgomery County
  • Nevada County
  • Newton County
  • Ouachita County
  • Perry County
  • Phillips County
  • Pike County
  • Poinsett County
  • Polk County
  • Pope County
  • Prairie County
  • Pulaski County
  • Randolph County
  • Saline County
  • Scott County
  • Searcy County
  • Sebastian County
  • Sevier County
  • Sharp County
  • St. Francis County
  • Stone County
  • Union County
  • Van Buren County
  • Washington County
  • White County
  • Woodruff County
  • Yell County

City / Borough / Municipality / Neighborhood

  • Adona
  • Alexander
  • Alma
  • Altheimer
  • Amity
  • Arkadelphia
  • Arkansas State University
  • Armorel
  • Ash Flat
  • Ashdown
  • Augusta
  • Bald Knob
  • Barling
  • Batesville
  • Bauxite
  • Bay
  • Beebe
  • Bella Vista
  • Benton
  • Bentonville
  • Berryville
  • Bigelow
  • Blytheville
  • Booneville
  • Bradford
  • Branch
  • Brinkley
  • Brockwell
  • Brookland
  • Bryant
  • Burdette
  • Cabot
  • Calico Rock
  • Camden
  • Carlisle
  • Carthage
  • Cave City
  • Center Ridge
  • Charleston
  • Charlotte
  • Cherokee Village
  • Clarendon
  • Clarksville
  • Clinton
  • Compton
  • Conway
  • Corning
  • Crossett
  • Danville
  • Dardanelle
  • De Queen
  • Decatur
  • Dermott
  • Des Arc
  • DeWitt
  • Dumas
  • Dyess
  • El Dorado
  • Elm Springs
  • England
  • Enola
  • Eureka Springs
  • Fairfield Bay
  • Farmington
  • Fayetteville
  • Flippin
  • Floral
  • Fordyce
  • Forrest City
  • Fort Smith
  • Fountain Hill
  • Friendship
  • Gassville
  • Gentry
  • Gillham
  • Glenwood
  • Gould
  • Grady
  • Gravette
  • Greenbrier
  • Greenwood
  • Guion
  • Hackett
  • Hamburg
  • Hampton
  • Hardy
  • Harrisburg
  • Harrison
  • Hartford
  • Hatfield
  • Hattieville
  • Hazen
  • Heber Springs
  • Hector
  • Helena
  • Helena-West Helena
  • Higden
  • Hope
  • Hot Springs
  • Hot Springs National Park
  • Hot Springs Village
  • Hoxie
  • Humphrey
  • Huntsville
  • Imboden
  • Jacksonville
  • Jasper
  • Jessieville
  • Joiner
  • Jonesboro
  • Keiser
  • Kensett
  • Lake Village
  • Lavaca
  • Lead Hill
  • Lepanto
  • Leslie
  • Lincoln
  • Little Rock
  • Little Rock Air Force Base
  • Lockesburg
  • London
  • Lonoke
  • Lowell
  • Luxora
  • Lynn
  • Mabelvale
  • Magnolia
  • Malvern
  • Mammoth Spring
  • Mansfield
  • Marianna
  • Marion
  • Marked Tree
  • Marmaduke
  • Marshall
  • Maumelle
  • Maynard
  • McCrory
  • McGehee
  • McRae
  • Melbourne
  • Mena
  • Monticello
  • Morrilton
  • Mount Holly
  • Mount Ida
  • Mount Pleasant
  • Mount Vernon
  • Mountain Home
  • Mountain View
  • Mountainburg
  • Nashville
  • Newark
  • Newport
  • Norfork
  • Norman
  • North Little Rock
  • Osceola
  • Ozark
  • Palestine
  • Paragould
  • Paris
  • Pea Ridge
  • Pearcy
  • Piggott
  • Pine Bluff
  • Plainview
  • Plumerville
  • Pocahontas
  • Poplar Grove
  • Pottsville
  • Prairie Grove
  • Prescott
  • Quitman
  • Rector
  • Rison
  • Rogers
  • Romance
  • Rosston
  • Russellville
  • Salem
  • Saratoga
  • Scotland
  • Searcy
  • Sheridan
  • Sherwood
  • Siloam Springs
  • Smackover
  • Springdale
  • Stamps
  • Star City
  • Stuttgart
  • Subiaco
  • Sulphur Rock
  • Swifton
  • Texarkana
  • Timbo
  • Tontitown
  • Trumann
  • Valley Springs
  • Van Buren
  • Vilonia
  • Waldo
  • Waldron
  • Walnut Ridge
  • Ward
  • Warren
  • Washington
  • Weiner
  • West Fork
  • West Helena
  • West Memphis
  • White Hall
  • Winslow
  • Wiseman
  • Wrightsville
  • Wynne
  • Yellville
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