Florida Licensing Resources

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

Florida State Licensing Agencies

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

  • Asbestos Licensing Unit
  • Barbers' Board
  • Board of Accountancy
  • Board of Architecture and Interior Design
  • Board of Auctioneers
  • Board of Cosmetology
  • Board of Employee Leasing Companies
  • Board of Landscape Architecture
  • Board of Massage Therapy
  • Board of Pharmacy
  • Board of Pilot Commissioners
  • Board of Professional Engineers (FBPE)
  • Board of Professional Geologists
  • Board of Professional Surveyors and Mappers
  • Board of Veterinary Medicine
  • Building Code Administrators and Inspectors Board
  • Construction Industry Licensing Board
  • Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services - Division of Consumer Services
  • Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services - Division of Licensing
  • Department of Business & Professional Regulation - Asbestos Contractors and Consultants
  • Department of Business & Professional Regulation: Athlete Agents
  • Department of Business & Professional Regulation: Child Labor Program
  • Department of Business & Professional Regulation: Home Inspectors Licensing Program
  • Department of Business & Professional Regulation: Mold-Related Services Licensing Program
  • Department of Business & Professional Regulation: Talent Agencies
  • Department of Business and Professional Regulation
  • Department of Business and Progessional Regulation - Electrical Contractors Licensing Board
  • Department of Revenue
  • Department of State - Division of Corporations
  • Division of Alcoholic Beverages and Tobacco
  • Division of Certified Public Accounting
  • Division of Drugs, Devices and Cosmetics
  • Division of Condominiums, Timeshares, and Mobile Homes
  • Division of Hotels and Restaurants
  • Division of Pari-Mutuel Wagering
  • Division of Real Estate
  • Electrical Contractors' Licensing Board
  • Office of Financial Regulation
  • Office of Insurance Regulation
  • Public Utilities
  • Regulatory Council of Community Association Managers
  • State Boxing Commission

Florida Local Business Licences

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

County / Parish

  • Alachua County
  • Baker County
  • Bay County
  • Bradford County
  • Brevard County
  • Broward County
  • Calhoun County
  • Charlotte County
  • Citrus County
  • Clay County
  • Collier County
  • Columbia County
  • DeSoto County
  • Dixie County
  • Duval County
  • Escambia County
  • Flagler County
  • Franklin County
  • Gadsden County
  • Gilchrist County
  • Glades County
  • Gulf County
  • Hamilton County
  • Hardee County
  • Hendry County
  • Hernando County
  • Highlands County
  • Hillsborough County
  • Holmes County
  • Indian River County
  • Jackson County
  • Jefferson County
  • Lafayette County
  • Lake County
  • Lee County
  • Leon County
  • Levy County
  • Liberty County
  • Madison County
  • Manatee County
  • Marion County
  • Martin County
  • Miami-Dade County
  • Monroe County
  • Nassau County
  • Okaloosa County
  • Okeechobee County
  • Orange County
  • Osceola County
  • Palm Beach County
  • Pasco County
  • Pinellas County
  • Polk County
  • Putnam County
  • Santa Rosa County
  • Sarasota County
  • Seminole County
  • St. Johns County
  • St. Lucie County
  • Sumter County
  • Suwannee County
  • Taylor County
  • Union County
  • Volusia County
  • Wakulla County
  • Walton County
  • Washington County

City / Borough / Municipality / Neighborhood

  • Alachua
  • Altamonte Springs
  • Altha
  • Anna Maria
  • Anthony
  • Apalachicola
  • Apollo Beach
  • Apopka
  • Arcadia
  • Atlantic Beach
  • Auburndale
  • Aventura
  • Avon Park
  • Azalea Park
  • Bal Harbour
  • Bartow
  • Bay Lake
  • Bayonet Point
  • Bayshore Gardens
  • Bee Ridge
  • Bellair-Meadowbrook Terrace
  • Belle Glade
  • Belle Isle
  • Belleview
  • Bellview
  • Beverly Hills
  • Big Pine Key
  • Bithlo
  • Blountstown
  • Boca Del Mar
  • Boca Grande
  • Boca Raton
  • Bonifay
  • Bonita Springs
  • Boynton Beach
  • Bradenton
  • Brandon
  • Branford
  • Brent
  • Bronson
  • Brooksville
  • Buckingham
  • Buena Ventura Lakes
  • Bunnell
  • Bushnell
  • Callahan
  • Callaway
  • Candler
  • Cantonment
  • Cape Canaveral
  • Cape Coral
  • Captiva
  • Casselberry
  • Celebration
  • Century
  • Chattahoochee
  • Cheval
  • Chiefland
  • Chipley
  • Citrus Park
  • Citrus Springs
  • Clarcona
  • Clearwater
  • Clearwater Beach
  • Clermont
  • Clewiston
  • Cocoa
  • Cocoa Beach
  • Coconut Creek
  • Cooper City
  • Coral Gables
  • Coral Springs
  • Coral Terrace
  • Cottondale
  • Country Club
  • Crawfordville
  • Crescent City
  • Crestview
  • Cross City
  • Crystal Beach
  • Crystal River
  • Crystal Springs
  • Cutler Bay
  • Cypress Gardens
  • Cypress Lake
  • Dade City
  • Dania Beach
  • Davenport
  • Davie
  • Daytona Beach
  • Daytona Beach Shores
  • De Leon Springs
  • DeBary
  • Deerfield Beach
  • DeFuniak Springs
  • DeLand
  • Delray Beach
  • Deltona
  • Desoto Lakes
  • Destin
  • Doctor Phillips
  • Doral
  • Dover
  • Duck Key
  • Dundee
  • Dunedin
  • Dunnellon
  • Eagle Lake
  • East Lake
  • East Lake-Orient Park
  • Eastpoint
  • Edgewater
  • Eglin Air Force Base
  • Egypt Lake-Leto
  • Elfers
  • Ellenton
  • Englewood
  • Ensley
  • Estero
  • Eustis
  • Fairview Shores
  • Feather Sound
  • Fernandina Beach
  • Ferry Pass
  • Flagler Beach
  • Florida City
  • Fontainebleau
  • Forest City
  • Fort Lauderdale
  • Fort Meade
  • Fort Myers
  • Fort Myers Beach
  • Fort Pierce
  • Fort Walton Beach
  • Four Corners
  • Freeport
  • Frostproof
  • Fruit Cove
  • Fruitland Park
  • Fruitville
  • Gainesville
  • Gateway
  • Geneva
  • Gibsonton
  • Glenvar Heights
  • Glenwood
  • Golden Gate
  • Goldenrod
  • Golf
  • Gonzalez
  • Graceville
  • Graham
  • Grant
  • Greater Carrollwood
  • Greater Northdale
  • Green Cove Springs
  • Greenacres
  • Groveland
  • Gulf Breeze
  • Gulf Gate Estates
  • Gulfport
  • Haines City
  • Hallandale Beach
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  • Harbour Heights
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  • Holmes Beach
  • Homestead
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  • Iona
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