Delaware Business License

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General Business License Requirements for Delaware.

Business licenses are often required of business entities, regardless of their products and services. This page provides an overview of business license requirements in Delaware.

Delaware General Business Licenses

Delaware Business License

Agency:Delaware Department of Finance - Division of Revenue
Notes:

Businesses that are registered in Delaware but do not operate within the state are typically not required to register.

Initial Registration

Form:

Combined Registration Application

Agency Fee:

$75

Fact Checked:8/4/17

Registration Renewal

Form:

Online

Agency Fee:

$75

Due:

Annually by December 31.

Fact Checked:8/4/17

Local General Business Licenses

City of Wilmington Business License

Agency:City of Wilmington Wage/Business License Division (DE)
Fact Checked:11/12/19

Initial Registration

Form:

City of Wilmington Business License Application

Agency Fee:

Fee based on business type: Fee list is provided on the application form. (Prorated based on when the business starts)

Registration Renewal

Agency Fee:

Fee is the same as the fee listed on initial application; A renewal notice with fee amount will be sent out January 1

Due:

Annually by December 31.

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