Kansas Business License

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General Business License Requirements for Kansas.

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

Kansas General Business Licenses

Kansas Business License

Not required



General Business License licensure is not required on the State level in Kansas.

Kansas does not have a general business license at the state level, but local licenses are often required.

Local General Business Licenses

City of Leawood Business / Occupational License

Agency:City of Leawood Finance Department - Licensing (KS)
Law:

Business License Code

Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:No
Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?No

Initial Registration

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

Information on licensing fees is available by contacting the Licensing Clerk at (913) 663-9123

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online 

Agency Fee:

Information on licensing fees is available by contacting the Licensing Clerk at (913) 663-9123

Due:

Annually by June 30. 

City of Lenexa Business License

Agency:City of Lenexa Community Development Department (KS)
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:No
Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?No

Initial Registration

Form:

Business License Registration Application 

Filing Method:

Mail 

Agency Fee:

Fee determined by business type. See fee schedule here

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

Fee determined by business type. See fee schedule here. 

Due:

Annually by date of issuance. 

City of Mission Hills Occupational License

Agency:City of Mission Hills (KS)
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:No
Insurance Requirements:

Current Certificate of Liability insurance listing the City of Mission Hills as a certificate holder should be attached to your application.

Notes:

An Occupational License is required for persons whose business or service requires a building permit or land disturbance permit from the City of Mission Hills.

Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?No

Initial Registration

Form:

Occupational License Application

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$60

Registration Renewal

Form:

Occupational License Renewal Application

Agency Fee:

$60

Due:

Annually by date of issuance. 

City of Shawnee Business License

Agency:City of Shawnee Community Development Department (KS)
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:No
Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?No

Initial Registration

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

Fee is determinhed by business type. Prorated fees are available. 

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

Fee is determined by business type. 

Due:

Annually by September 30. 

City of Tonganoxie Business License

Agency:City of Tonganoxie (KS)
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:No
Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?No

Initial Registration

Form:

Business License Registration Application

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$50

Required Attachments:
  • Mechanical, electrical, and plumbing contractors must provide a copy of a current Johnson County Contractor’s License before the business license application will be approved. 
  • Roofing companies must provide a copy of their Kansas roofing license from the Attorney General’s office.
  • Daycare providers must provide a copy of their current state daycare license before the business license application will be approved. 

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$50 for paper filings, $45 for online filings

Due:

Annually by January 31. 

Required Attachments:
  • Mechanical, electrical, and plumbing contractors must provide a copy of a current Johnson County Contractor’s License before the business license application will be approved.
  • Roofing companies must provide a copy of their Kansas roofing license from the Attorney General’s office.
  • Daycare providers must provide a copy of their current state daycare license before the business license application will be approved. 

Johnson County Business License

Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:No
Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?No

Registration Not Required

Not required



Wyandotte County Business License

Agency:Unified Government of Wyandotte County Business License Division (KS)
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:No
Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?No

Initial Registration

Form:

Business License Registration Application 

Filing Method:

Mail

Agency Fee:

Fees are determined by business type and occupation tax schedule. 

Registration Renewal

Form:

Business License Registration Application (Renewal)

Filing Method:

Mail

Agency Fee:

Fees are determined by business type and occupation tax schedule. 

Due:

Annually by the end of Febuary.

Notes:

A paper renewal form is mailed out in December of each year.

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