Missouri Business Licenses

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

General Missouri 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:

Annual Report

Fast easy instructions and affordable support for filing your Missouri annual report.

Construction License

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

Energy Licensing

Licensing guide for energy industry registrations and licenses in Missouri. Find detailed application, renewal, and reporting requirements.

How to Form an LLC

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

How to Incorporate

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

Licensing Resources

Missouri Business Licensing Guides and Information.

Start a Business

Total time, cost, and paperwork to start your business in Missouri 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 Missouri. 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 Missouri, and across the US.


Missouri 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.


Missouri 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.


Missouri Tax Filings

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


Missouri State Licensing Agencies

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

  • Attorney General - Charities
  • Board For Architects, Professional Engineers, Professional Land Surveyors and Professional Landscape Architects
  • Board of Pharmacy
  • Board of Private Investigator and Private Fire Investigator Examiners
  • Department of Agriculture - Bureau of Feed and Seed
  • Department of Health & Senior Services - Licensing & Regulations - Lead Licensing Program
  • Department of Insurance
  • Department of Labor - Division of Employment Security
  • Department of Natural Resources - Air Pollution Control Program
  • Department of Revenue
  • Division of Alcohol and Tobacco Control
  • Division of Professional Registration
  • Division of Professional Registration - Interior Design Council
  • Division of Professional Registration - Real Estate Commission
  • Gaming Commission - Charitable Gaming Division
  • Secretary of State - Corporations Division
  • State Board of Accountancy

Missouri Local Business Licences

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

County / Parish

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  • Adair County
  • Andrew County
  • Atchison County
  • Audrain County
  • Barry County
  • Barton County
  • Bates County
  • Benton County
  • Bollinger County
  • Boone County
  • Buchanan County
  • Butler County
  • Caldwell County
  • Callaway County
  • Camden County
  • Cape Girardeau County
  • Carroll County
  • Carter County
  • Cass County
  • Cedar County
  • Chariton County
  • Christian County
  • Clark County
  • Clay County
  • Clinton County
  • Cole County
  • Cooper County
  • Crawford County
  • Dade County
  • Dallas County
  • Daviess County
  • DeKalb County
  • Dent County
  • Douglas County
  • Dunklin County
  • Franklin County
  • Gasconade County
  • Gentry County
  • Greene County
  • Grundy County
  • Harrison County
  • Henry County
  • Hickory County
  • Holt County
  • Howard County
  • Howell County
  • Iron County
  • Jackson County
  • Jasper County
  • Jefferson County
  • Johnson County
  • Knox County
  • Laclede County
  • Lafayette County
  • Lawrence County