Missouri Licensing Resources

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

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 Insurance
  • Department of Labor - Division of Employment Security
  • Department of Natural Resources - Air Pollution Control Program
  • Department of Revenue
  • Division of Professional Registration
  • 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

  • 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
  • Lewis County
  • Lincoln County
  • Linn County
  • Livingston County
  • Macon County
  • Madison County
  • Maries County
  • Marion County
  • McDonald County
  • Mercer County
  • Miller County
  • Mississippi County
  • Moniteau County
  • Monroe County
  • Montgomery County
  • Morgan County
  • New Madrid County
  • Newton County
  • Nodaway County
  • Oregon County
  • Osage County
  • Ozark County
  • Pemiscot County
  • Perry County
  • Pettis County
  • Phelps County
  • Pike County
  • Platte County
  • Polk County
  • Pulaski County
  • Putnam County
  • Ralls County
  • Randolph County
  • Ray County
  • Reynolds County
  • Ripley County
  • Saline County
  • Schuyler County
  • Scotland County
  • Scott County
  • Shannon County
  • Shelby County
  • St. Charles County
  • St. Clair County
  • St. Francois County
  • St. Louis County
  • Ste. Genevieve County
  • Stoddard County
  • Stone County
  • Sullivan County
  • Taney County
  • Texas County
  • Vernon County
  • Warren County
  • Washington County
  • Wayne County
  • Webster County
  • Worth County
  • Wright County

City / Borough / Municipality / Neighborhood

  • Adrian
  • Advance
  • Affton
  • Agency
  • Albany
  • Alma
  • Altenburg
  • Alton
  • Amoret
  • Anderson
  • Annapolis
  • Appleton City
  • Arbyrd
  • Arcadia
  • Archie
  • Arnold
  • Ash Grove
  • Ashland
  • Atlanta
  • Aurora
  • Auxvasse
  • Ava
  • Avilla
  • Bakersfield
  • Ballwin
  • Barnard
  • Barnhart
  • Bates City
  • Beaufort
  • Bell City
  • Belle
  • Bellefontaine Neighbors
  • Belleview
  • Belton
  • Benton
  • Berger
  • Berkeley
  • Bernie
  • Bethany
  • Bevier
  • Billings
  • Bismarck
  • Blackwater
  • Bland
  • Bloomfield
  • Blue Springs
  • Bolivar
  • Bonne Terre
  • Boonville
  • Bosworth
  • Bourbon
  • Bowling Green
  • Bradleyville
  • Branson
  • Brashear
  • Braymer
  • Breckenridge
  • Brentwood
  • Bridgeton
  • Bronaugh
  • Brookfield
  • Brookline
  • Broseley
  • Brunswick
  • Bucklin
  • Buffalo
  • Bunceton
  • Bunker
  • Burlington Junction
  • Butler
  • Cabool
  • Cadet
  • Cainsville
  • Cairo
  • Caledonia
  • Calhoun
  • California
  • Callao
  • Camdenton
  • Cameron
  • Campbell
  • Canton
  • Cape Girardeau
  • Cardwell
  • Carl Junction
  • Carrollton
  • Carterville
  • Carthage
  • Caruthersville
  • Cassville
  • Cedar Hill
  • Center
  • Centerview
  • Centerville
  • Centralia
  • Chadwick
  • Chaffee
  • Chamois
  • Charleston
  • Chesterfield
  • Chilhowee
  • Chillicothe
  • Chula
  • Clarksburg
  • Clarksville
  • Clarkton
  • Clayton
  • Cleveland
  • Clever
  • Climax Springs
  • Clinton
  • Cole Camp
  • Columbia
  • Conception
  • Conception Junction
  • Concord
  • Concordia
  • Conway
  • Cooter
  • Corder
  • Cosby
  • Craig
  • Crane
  • Creighton
  • Crestwood
  • Creve Coeur
  • Crocker
  • Crystal City
  • Cuba
  • Dadeville
  • De Kalb
  • De Soto
  • Dearborn
  • Deepwater
  • Deering
  • Defiance
  • Delta
  • Des Peres
  • Dexter
  • Diamond
  • Dittmer
  • Dixon
  • Doniphan
  • Dora
  • Drexel
  • Dudley
  • Eagle Rock
  • Eagleville
  • Earth City
  • East Lynne
  • East Prairie
  • Edgar Springs
  • Edina
  • Edwards
  • El Dorado Springs
  • Eldon
  • Ellington
  • Ellsinore
  • Elsberry
  • Eminence
  • Eolia
  • Essex
  • Eugene
  • Eureka
  • Everton
  • Ewing
  • Excelsior Springs
  • Exeter
  • Fair Grove
  • Fair Play
  • Fairfax
  • Falcon
  • Farber
  • Farmington
  • Faucett
  • Fayette
  • Fenton
  • Ferguson
  • Festus
  • Flemington
  • Florissant
  • Fordland
  • Foristell
  • Forsyth
  • Fort Leonard Wood
  • Fredericktown
  • Freeman
  • Fulton
  • Gainesville
  • Galena
  • Gallatin
  • Galt
  • Garden City
  • Gasconade
  • Gatewood
  • Gentry
  • Gerald
  • Gideon
  • Gilman City
  • Gladstone
  • Glasgow
  • Glencoe
  • Golden City
  • Gower
  • Graham
  • Grain Valley
  • Granby
  • Grandview
  • Grant City
  • Green City
  • Green Ridge
  • Greenfield
  • Greenville
  • Greenwood
  • Grover
  • Hale
  • Halfway
  • Hallsville
  • Hamilton
  • Hannibal
  • Hardin
  • Harrisburg
  • Harrisonville
  • Hartville
  • Hawk Point
  • Hayti
  • Hazelwood
  • Herculaneum
  • Hermann
  • Hermitage
  • Higbee
  • Higginsville
  • High Ridge
  • Hillsboro
  • Holcomb
  • Holden
  • Holliday
  • Hollister
  • Holt
  • Holts Summit
  • Hopkins
  • Hornersville
  • House Springs
  • Houston
  • Hughesville
  • Humansville
  • Hume
  • Huntsville
  • Hurdland
  • Hurley
  • Iberia
  • Imperial
  • Independence
  • Irondale
  • Ironton
  • Jackson
  • Jameson
  • Jamesport
  • Jamestown
  • Jasper
  • Jefferson City
  • Jennings
  • Joplin
  • Kahoka
  • Kansas City
  • Kearney
  • Kennett
  • Keytesville
  • Kimberling City
  • King City
  • Kingdom City
  • Kingston
  • Kingsville
  • Kirbyville
  • Kirksville
  • Kirkwood
  • Knob Noster
  • Koshkonong
  • La Belle
  • La Grange
  • La Monte
  • La Plata
  • Laddonia
  • Ladue
  • Lake Ozark
  • Lake Saint Louis
  • Lamar
  • Lancaster
  • Laquey
  • Laredo
  • Lathrop
  • Laurie
  • Lawson
  • Leadwood
  • Leasburg
  • Lebanon
  • Lee's Summit
  • Leeton
  • Leopold
  • Lesterville
  • Lexington
  • Liberal
  • Liberty
  • Licking
  • Lincoln
  • Linn
  • Linn Creek
  • Linneus
  • Lockwood
  • Lone Jack
  • Lonedell
  • Louisiana
  • Ludlow
  • Macks Creek
  • Macon
  • Madison
  • Maitland
  • Malden
  • Malta Bend
  • Manchester
  • Mansfield
  • Maplewood
  • Marble Hill
  • Marceline
  • Marionville
  • Marquand
  • Marshall
  • Marshfield
  • Marthasville
  • Martinsburg
  • Maryland Heights
  • Maryville
  • Maysville
  • Meadville
  • Mehlville
  • Memphis
  • Mendon
  • Mercer
  • Mexico
  • Miami
  • Milan
  • Miller
  • Missouri City
  • Moberly
  • Mokane
  • Monett
  • Monroe City
  • Montgomery City
  • Monticello
  • Montrose
  • Morrisville
  • Mound City
  • Mount Vernon
  • Mountain Grove
  • Mountain View
  • Murphy
  • Myrtle
  • Naylor
  • Neelyville
  • Neosho
  • Nevada
  • New Bloomfield
  • New Cambria
  • New Franklin
  • New Haven
  • New London
  • New Madrid
  • Newburg
  • Newtown
  • Niangua
  • Nixa
  • Noel
  • Norborne
  • Normandy
  • North Kansas City
  • Norwood
  • Novinger
  • O'Fallon
  • Oak Grove
  • Oak Ridge
  • Oakville
  • Odessa
  • Olivette
  • Oran
  • Oregon
  • Orrick
  • Osage Beach
  • Osborn
  • Osceola
  • Otterville
  • Overland
  • Owensville
  • Ozark
  • Pacific
  • Palmyra
  • Paris
  • Park Hills
  • Parkville
  • Patton
  • Pattonsburg
  • Peace Valley
  • Peculiar
  • Perry
  • Perryville
  • Philadelphia
  • Piedmont
  • Pierce City
  • Pilot Grove
  • Pineville
  • Pittsburg
  • Plato
  • Platte City
  • Plattsburg
  • Pleasant Hill
  • Pleasant Hope
  • Point Lookout
  • Polo
  • Poplar Bluff
  • Portageville
  • Potosi
  • Prairie Home
  • Princeton
  • Purdin
  • Purdy
  • Puxico
  • Queen City
  • Ravenwood
  • Raymondville
  • Raymore
  • Raytown
  • Reeds Spring
  • Renick
  • Republic
  • Revere
  • Rhineland
  • Rich Hill
  • Richland
  • Richmond
  • Richmond Heights
  • Richwoods
  • Ridgeway
  • Risco
  • Riverside
  • Rocheport
  • Rock Port
  • Rogersville
  • Rolla
  • Roscoe
  • Rosendale
  • Russellville
  • Saint Albans
  • Saint Ann
  • Saint Charles
  • Saint Clair
  • Saint Elizabeth
  • Saint James
  • Saint John
  • Saint Joseph
  • Saint Robert
  • Salem
  • Salisbury
  • Sarcoxie
  • Savannah
  • Schell City
  • Scott City
  • Sedalia
  • Senath
  • Seneca
  • Seymour
  • Shelbina
  • Shelbyville
  • Sheldon
  • Shell Knob
  • Sikeston
  • Silex
  • Slater
  • Smithton
  • Smithville
  • South Gorin
  • Southwest City
  • Spanish Lake
  • Sparta
  • Spickard
  • Spokane
  • Springfield
  • St. Louis
  • St. Peters
  • Stanberry
  • Stanton
  • Ste. Genevieve
  • Steele
  • Steelville
  • Stet
  • Stewartsville
  • Stockton
  • Stoutland
  • Stover
  • Strafford
  • Strasburg
  • Sturgeon
  • Success
  • Sullivan
  • Summersville
  • Sunrise Beach
  • Sunset Hills
  • Swedeborg
  • Sweet Springs
  • Taneyville
  • Tarkio
  • Thayer
  • Theodosia
  • Thornfield
  • Tiff City
  • Tina
  • Tipton
  • Town and Country
  • Trenton
  • Trimble
  • Troy
  • Tuscumbia
  • Union
  • Union Star
  • Unionville
  • University City
  • Urbana
  • Valley Park
  • Van Buren
  • Vandalia
  • Vanzant
  • Verona
  • Versailles
  • Viburnum
  • Vienna
  • Walker
  • Walnut Grove
  • Wardell
  • Warrensburg
  • Warrenton
  • Warsaw
  • Washburn
  • Washington
  • Waynesville
  • Weaubleau
  • Webb City
  • Webster Groves
  • Weldon Spring
  • Wellington
  • Wellsville
  • Wentzville
  • West Plains
  • Weston
  • Westphalia
  • Wheatland
  • Wheaton
  • Whiteman Air Force Base
  • Wildwood
  • Willard
  • Willow Springs
  • Windsor
  • Winfield
  • Winona
  • Winston
  • Wright City
  • Wyaconda
  • Zalma
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