Louisiana Business Licenses

We help you obtain and maintain licenses for your business or nonprofit nationwide

General Louisiana Guides & Resources

These guides provide detailed, step-by-step instructions for starting a business or nonprofit, registering with state authorities, and establishing a compliant organization.

Business Resources:

Construction License

Get your Louisiana construction licenses. Harbor Compliance assists with initial and renewal registrations in every state.

How to Form an LLC

Total cost, time, and step-by-step instructions to form a limited liability company in Louisiana. Do it yourself or purchase our formation service.

How to Incorporate

Total cost, time, and step-by-step instructions on how to incorporate in Louisiana. Do it yourself or purchase our incorporation service.

Licensing Resources

Louisiana Business Licensing Guides and Information.

Start a Business

Total time, cost, and paperwork to start your business in Louisiana today! Our affordable formation services are state-specific.

Nonprofit Resources:

How to Start a Nonprofit Organization

Total cost, time, and how to start a nonprofit in Louisiana. Instruction and services to assist with your non-profit formation.

Nonprofit Compliance

Comprehensive solutions (and free resources) to help manage your fundraising, tax exemption, license renewals, and other nonprofit compliance activities in Louisiana, and across the US.


Louisiana Business Licenses for Regulated Industries

Our licensing guides provide a wealth of information including requirements, filing instructions, fees, timelines to licensure, and more for a range of industries and activities.


Louisiana Corporate Filings

These web pages provide detailed information on state filings required to form an entity, register a name, gain authority to operate, maintain good standing, and more.


Louisiana Tax Filings

Find the information you need to register for state taxes or seek tax exemptions.


Louisiana State Licensing Agencies

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

  • Board of Drug and Device Distributors
  • Board of Pharmacy
  • Department of Environmental Quality
  • Department of Insurance
  • Department of Justice - Public Protection Division - Charities
  • Department of Revenue
  • Department of Revenue - Alcohol and Tobacco Control Office
  • Horticulture Commission
  • Office of Charitable Gaming
  • Office of Conservation - Water Well Drillers and Contractors Program
  • Professional Engineering and Land Surveying Board
  • Real Estate Commission
  • Secretary of State - Commercial Division
  • State Board of Architectural Examiners
  • State Board of Private Investigator Examiners
  • State Licensing Board for Contractors
  • Workforce Commission
  • State Board of CPAs of
  • State Plumbing Board of

Louisiana Local Business Licences

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

County / Parish

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  • Acadia Parish
  • Allen Parish
  • Ascension Parish
  • Assumption Parish
  • Avoyelles Parish
  • Beauregard Parish
  • Bienville Parish
  • Bossier Parish
  • Caddo Parish
  • Calcasieu Parish
  • Caldwell Parish
  • Cameron Parish
  • Catahoula Parish
  • Claiborne Parish
  • Concordia Parish
  • De Soto Parish
  • East Baton Rouge Parish
  • East Carroll Parish
  • East Feliciana Parish
  • Evangeline Parish
  • Franklin Parish
  • Grant Parish
  • Iberia Parish
  • Iberville Parish
  • Jackson Parish
  • Jefferson Davis Parish
  • Jefferson Parish
  • La Salle Parish
  • Lafayette Parish
  • Lafourche Parish
  • Lincoln Parish
  • Livingston Parish
  • Madison Parish
  • Morehouse Parish
  • Natchitoches Parish
  • Orleans Parish
  • Ouachita Parish
  • Plaquemines Parish
  • Pointe Coupee Parish
  • Rapides Parish
  • Red River Parish
  • Richland Parish
  • Sabine Parish
  • St. Bernard Parish
  • St. Charles Parish
  • St. Helena Parish
  • St. James Parish
  • St. John the Baptist Parish
  • St. Landry Parish
  • St. Martin Parish
  • St. Mary Parish
  • St. Tammany Parish
  • Tangipahoa Parish
  • Tensas Parish
  • Terrebonne Parish
  • Union Parish
  • Vermilion Parish
  • Vernon Parish
  • Washington Parish
  • Webster Parish
  • West Baton Rouge Parish
  • West Carroll Parish
  • West Feliciana Parish
  • Winn Parish

City / Borough / Municipality / Neighborhood

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  • Abbeville
  • Addis
  • Alexandria
  • Ama
  • Amelia
  • Amite City
  • Arabi
  • Arcadia
  • Arnaudville
  • Baker
  • Ball
  • Barksdale Air Force Base
  • Bastrop
  • Baton Rouge
  • Bayou Cane
  • Belle Chasse
  • Benton
  • Blanchard
  • Bogalusa
  • Bossier City
  • Boutte
  • Breaux Bridge
  • Broussard
  • Bunkie
  • Buras-Triumph
  • Cade
  • Calhoun
  • Cameron
  • Carencro
  • Carlyss
  • Centerville
  • Central
  • Chalmette
  • Chataignier
  • Chauvin
  • Clinton
  • Colfax
  • Collinston
  • Columbia
  • Convent
  • Coushatta
  • Covington
  • Crowley
  • Cut Off
  • Delcambre
  • Denham Springs
  • DeRidder
  • Destrehan
  • Donaldsonville
  • Downsville
  • Duson
  • Elm Grove
  • Elmwood
  • Empire
  • Enterprise
  • Estelle
  • Eunice
  • Evangeline
  • Farmerville
  • Ferriday
  • Folsom
  • Fort Polk South
  • Franklin
  • Franklinton
  • Galliano
  • Geismar
  • Golden Meadow
  • Gonzales
  • Grambling
  • Grand Coteau
  • Grayson
  • Greensburg
  • Greenwood
  • Gretna
  • Hahnville
  • Hammond
  • Harahan
  • Harrisonburg
  • Harvey
  • Haughton
  • Holden
  • Homer
  • Houma
  • Independence
  • Inniswold
  • Iota
  • Jackson
  • Jefferson
  • Jena
  • Jennings
  • Jonesboro
  • Jonesville
  • Kaplan
  • Keithville
  • Kenner
  • Killona
  • Kinder
  • Lacombe
  • Lafayette
  • Lake Charles
  • Lake Providence
  • LaPlace
  • Larose
  • Leesville
  • Lillie
  • Livingston
  • Livonia
  • Lockport
  • Logansport
  • Luling
  • Lutcher
  • Madisonville
  • Mandeville
  • Mansfield
  • Many
  • Maringouin
  • Marksville
  • Marrero
  • Mathews
  • Metairie
  • Minden
  • Monroe
  • Morgan City
  • Moss Bluff
  • Napoleonville
  • Natchitoches
  • Negreet
  • New Iberia
  • New Orleans
  • New Roads
  • Norco
  • Oak Grove
  • Oakdale
  • Oberlin
  • Old Jefferson
  • Opelousas
  • Patterson
  • Pearl River
  • Pierre Part
  • Pineville
  • Plain Dealing
  • Plaquemine
  • Plattenville
  • Ponchatoula
  • Port Allen
  • Prairieville
  • Raceland
  • Rayne
  • Rayville
  • Reserve
  • River Ridge
  • Robert
  • Ruston
  • Saint Bernard
  • Saint Francisville
  • Saint Joseph
  • Saint Martinville
  • Saint Rose
  • Scott
  • Shenandoah
  • Shreveport
  • Sicily Island
  • Slaughter
  • Slidell
  • Sorrento
  • Springhill
  • Sulphur
  • Summerfield
  • Sunset
  • Sunshine
  • Tallulah
  • Terrytown
  • Thibodaux
  • Trout
  • Vacherie
  • Vidalia
  • Ville Platte
  • Vivian
  • Waggaman
  • Walker
  • Waterproof
  • Welsh
  • West Monroe
  • Westlake
  • Westwego
  • Winnfield
  • Winnsboro
  • Youngsville
  • Zachary
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