New York Business Licenses

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

Did you know the rules to create and run a compliant LLC, corporation, nonprofit, or other entity are different in every state? We are specialists in business filings and licensing, including in New York.

New York State Licensing Agencies

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

  • Attorney General - Charities Bureau
  • Department of Financial Services
  • Department of State - Division of Corporations, State Records and Uniform Commercial Code
  • Department of State - Division of Licensing Services
  • State Board for Public Accountancy
  • State Board of Pharmacy
  • State Department of Labor
  • State Department of Public Service
  • State Department of Taxation and Finance
  • State Education Department: Office of the Professions
  • State Education Department: Office of the Professions - State Board for Architecture
  • State Education Department: Office of the Professions - State Board for Engineering & Land Surveying

New York Local Business Licences

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

County / Parish

  • Albany County
  • Allegany County
  • Bronx County
  • Broome County
  • Cattaraugus County
  • Cayuga County
  • Chautauqua County
  • Chemung County
  • Chenango County
  • Clinton County
  • Columbia County
  • Cortland County
  • Delaware County
  • Dutchess County
  • Erie County
  • Essex County
  • Franklin County
  • Fulton County
  • Genesee County
  • Greene County
  • Hamilton County
  • Herkimer County
  • Jefferson County
  • Kings County
  • Lewis County
  • Livingston County
  • Madison County
  • Monroe County
  • Montgomery County
  • Nassau County
  • New York County
  • Niagara County
  • Oneida County
  • Onondaga County
  • Ontario County
  • Orange County
  • Orleans County
  • Oswego County
  • Otsego County
  • Putnam County
  • Rensselaer County
  • Richmond County
  • Rockland County
  • Saratoga County
  • Schenectady County
  • Schoharie County
  • Schuyler County
  • Seneca County
  • St. Lawrence County
  • Steuben County
  • Suffolk County
  • Sullivan County
  • Tioga County
  • Tompkins County
  • Ulster County
  • Warren County
  • Washington County
  • Wayne County
  • Westchester County
  • Wyoming County
  • Yates County

City / Borough / Municipality / Neighborhood

  • Accord
  • Addison
  • Adirondack
  • Afton
  • Airmont
  • Akron
  • Albany
  • Albertson
  • Albion
  • Alden
  • Alexander
  • Alexandria Bay
  • Alfred
  • Allegany
  • Alma
  • Altamont
  • Amagansett
  • Amawalk
  • Amenia
  • Amityville
  • Amsterdam
  • Ancram
  • Ancramdale
  • Andes
  • Andover
  • Angola
  • Annandale-on-Hudson
  • Apalachin
  • Arcade
  • Ardsley
  • Argyle
  • Arlington
  • Armonk
  • Astoria
  • Athens
  • Atlantic Beach
  • Attica
  • Auburn
  • Aurora
  • Austerlitz
  • Ava
  • Averill Park
  • Avon
  • Babylon
  • Bainbridge
  • Baldwin
  • Baldwinsville
  • Ballston
  • Ballston Lake
  • Ballston Spa
  • Bangall
  • Barneveld
  • Barrytown
  • Batavia
  • Bath
  • Bay Park
  • Bay Shore
  • Bayport
  • Bayside
  • Bayville
  • Beacon
  • Bear Mountain
  • Bearsville
  • Beaverdam Lake-Salisbury Mills
  • Bedford
  • Bedford Hills
  • Bellerose
  • Bellmore
  • Bellport
  • Belmont
  • Bergen
  • Bethel
  • Bethpage
  • Big Flats
  • Binghamton
  • Blasdell
  • Blauvelt
  • Bloomfield
  • Blue Point
  • Bohemia
  • Bolivar
  • Bolton
  • Bolton Landing
  • Bombay
  • Boonville
  • Bowmansville
  • Brainard
  • Brant
  • Brasher Falls
  • Brentwood
  • Brewerton
  • Brewster
  • Briarcliff Manor
  • Bridgehampton
  • Bridgeport
  • Bridgewater
  • Brier Hill
  • Brighton
  • Brightwaters
  • Brinckerhoff
  • Broadalbin
  • Brockport
  • Bronx
  • Bronxville
  • Brookhaven
  • Brooklyn
  • Brookville
  • Buchanan
  • Buffalo
  • Burdett
  • Burnt Hills
  • Buskirk
  • Byron
  • Cairo
  • Caledonia
  • Callicoon
  • Calverton
  • Cambria Heights
  • Cambridge
  • Camden
  • Camillus
  • Campbell
  • Campbell Hall
  • Canaan
  • Canajoharie
  • Canandaigua
  • Canastota
  • Candor
  • Canton
  • Cape Vincent
  • Carle Place
  • Carmel
  • Carmel
  • Carthage
  • Castleton-on-Hudson
  • Catskill
  • Cazenovia
  • Cedarhurst
  • Center Moriches
  • Centereach
  • Centerport
  • Central Islip
  • Central Square
  • Central Valley
  • Chadwicks
  • Champlain
  • Chappaqua
  • Chatham
  • Chaumont
  • Chautauqua
  • Chazy
  • Cheektowaga
  • Chemung
  • Cherry Valley
  • Chester
  • Chestnut Ridge
  • Chittenango
  • Churchville
  • Cicero
  • Clarence
  • Clarence Center
  • Clarkson
  • Claverack
  • Clay
  • Clayton
  • Clemons
  • Clifton Park
  • Clifton Springs
  • Clinton
  • Clinton Corners
  • Clintondale
  • Cobleskill
  • Cohoes
  • Cold Spring
  • Cold Spring Harbor
  • College Point
  • Collins
  • Colonie
  • Colton
  • Columbiaville
  • Commack
  • Comstock
  • Congers
  • Conklin
  • Constantia
  • Cooperstown
  • Copake
  • Copiague
  • Coram
  • Corfu
  • Corinth
  • Corning
  • Cornwall
  • Cornwall-on-Hudson
  • Corona
  • Cortland
  • Cossayuna
  • Country Knolls
  • Coxsackie
  • Cranberry Lake
  • Craryville
  • Cropseyville
  • Cross River
  • Croton Falls
  • Croton-on-Hudson
  • Cuba
  • Cutchogue
  • Dansville
  • Deer Park
  • Delhi
  • Delmar
  • Depew
  • Deposit
  • Derby
  • DeRuyter
  • Dix Hills
  • Dobbs Ferry
  • Dolgeville
  • Dover Plains
  • Dryden
  • Duanesburg
  • Dundee
  • Dunkirk
  • East Amherst
  • East Aurora
  • East Bloomfield
  • East Chatham
  • East Elmhurst
  • East Farmingdale
  • East Garden City
  • East Glenville
  • East Greenbush
  • East Hampton
  • East Hampton North
  • East Hills
  • East Islip
  • East Marion
  • East Massapequa
  • East Meadow
  • East Moriches
  • East Northport
  • East Norwich
  • East Patchogue
  • East Quogue
  • East Rochester
  • East Rockaway
  • East Shoreham
  • East Syracuse
  • Eastchester
  • Eastport
  • Edmeston
  • Elba
  • Elbridge
  • Eldred
  • Elizabethtown
  • Elizaville
  • Ellenville
  • Ellicottville
  • Elma
  • Elma Center
  • Elmhurst
  • Elmira
  • Elmont
  • Elmsford
  • Endicott
  • Endwell
  • Fair Haven
  • Fairmount
  • Fairport
  • Fairview
  • Fairview
  • Fallsburg
  • Far Rockaway
  • Farmingdale
  • Farmington
  • Farmingville
  • Fayetteville
  • Ferndale
  • Fine
  • Fishers
  • Fishkill
  • Floral Park
  • Florida
  • Flushing
  • Forest Hills
  • Fort Ann
  • Fort Drum
  • Fort Edward
  • Fort Montgomery
  • Fort Plain
  • Frankfort
  • Franklin
  • Franklin Square
  • Franklinville
  • Fredonia
  • Freedom
  • Freeport
  • Fresh Meadows
  • Fulton
  • Fultonville
  • Gabriels
  • Gainesville
  • Galeville
  • Garden City
  • Gardiner
  • Gardnertown
  • Garnerville
  • Garrison
  • Gates-North Gates
  • Geneseo
  • Geneva
  • Germantown
  • Getzville
  • Ghent
  • Gilboa
  • Glen Cove
  • Glen Head
  • Glen Oaks
  • Glenmont
  • Glens Falls
  • Glenwood Landing
  • Gloversville
  • Goldens Bridge
  • Goshen
  • Gouverneur
  • Gowanda
  • Grand Island
  • Granville
  • Great Neck
  • Great Neck Plaza
  • Great River
  • Greece
  • Greene
  • Greenlawn
  • Greenport
  • Greenvale
  • Greenville
  • Greenwich
  • Greenwood Lake
  • Guilderland
  • Guilderland Center
  • Haines Falls
  • Hamburg
  • Hamilton
  • Hamlin
  • Hammond
  • Hampton
  • Hampton Bays
  • Hampton Manor
  • Hancock
  • Harriman
  • Harris
  • Harris Hill
  • Harrison
  • Hartford
  • Hartsdale
  • Hastings
  • Hastings-on-Hudson
  • Hauppauge
  • Haverstraw
  • Hawthorne
  • Hector
  • Hemlock
  • Hempstead
  • Henderson
  • Henrietta
  • Heritage Hills
  • Herkimer
  • Hermon
  • Hewlett
  • Hicksville
  • High Falls
  • Highland
  • Highland Falls
  • Highland Mills
  • Hillburn
  • Hillsdale
  • Hillside Lake
  • Hilton
  • Hogansburg
  • Holbrook
  • Holland
  • Holland Patent
  • Holley
  • Hollis
  • Hollowville
  • Holtsville
  • Homer
  • Honeoye
  • Honeoye Falls
  • Hoosick
  • Hoosick Falls
  • Hopewell Junction
  • Hornell
  • Horseheads
  • Houghton
  • Howard Beach
  • Hudson
  • Hudson Falls
  • Huletts Landing
  • Hunter
  • Huntington
  • Huntington Station
  • Hurley
  • Hurleyville
  • Hyde Park
  • Ilion
  • Indian Lake
  • Interlaken
  • Inwood
  • Irondequoit
  • Irving
  • Irvington
  • Island Park
  • Islandia
  • Islip
  • Islip Terrace
  • Ithaca
  • Jackson Heights
  • Jamaica
  • Jamesport
  • Jamestown
  • Jamesville
  • Jefferson
  • Jefferson Valley-Yorktown
  • Jeffersonville
  • Jericho
  • Johnson
  • Johnson City
  • Johnsonville
  • Johnstown
  • Jordan
  • Katonah
  • Kattskill Bay
  • Kauneonga Lake
  • Keene Valley
  • Keeseville
  • Kenmore
  • Kent
  • Kerhonkson
  • Keuka Park
  • Kew Gardens
  • Kinderhook
  • Kings Park
  • Kings Point
  • Kingston
  • Kirkwood
  • Lackawanna
  • Lacona
  • LaFayette
  • Lagrangeville
  • Lake Carmel
  • Lake George
  • Lake Grove
  • Lake Katrine
  • Lake Peekskill
  • Lake Placid
  • Lake Ronkonkoma
  • Lakemont
  • Lakewood
  • Lancaster
  • Lansing
  • Larchmont
  • Latham
  • Laurel
  • Laurel Hollow
  • Laurens
  • Lawrence
  • Le Roy
  • Leicester
  • Levittown
  • Lewis
  • Lewiston
  • Liberty
  • Lima
  • Limestone
  • Lincolndale
  • Lindenhurst
  • Little Falls
  • Little Neck
  • Little Valley
  • Liverpool
  • Livingston
  • Livingston Manor
  • Livonia
  • Loch Sheldrake
  • Lockport
  • Locust Valley
  • Lodi
  • Long Beach
  • Long Island City
  • Lowville
  • Lynbrook
  • Lyons
  • Macedon
  • Madison
  • Madrid
  • Mahopac
  • Mahopac Falls
  • Maine
  • Malden Bridge
  • Malone
  • Malverne
  • Mamaroneck
  • Manhasset
  • Manlius
  • Manorville
  • Marathon
  • Marcellus
  • Marcy
  • Margaretville
  • Marion
  • Marlboro
  • Maspeth
  • Massapequa
  • Massapequa Park
  • Massena
  • Mastic
  • Mastic Beach
  • Mattituck
  • Mattydale
  • Maybrook
  • Mayville
  • McConnellsville
  • Mechanicville
  • Mecklenburg
  • Medford
  • Medina
  • Mellenville
  • Melrose
  • Melville
  • Menands
  • Mendon
  • Merrick
  • Mexico
  • Middle Granville
  • Middle Island
  • Middle Village
  • Middleburgh
  • Middleport
  • Middletown
  • Milford
  • Mill Neck
  • Millbrook
  • Miller Place
  • Millerton
  • Millwood
  • Milton
  • Mineola
  • Minoa
  • Model City
  • Modena
  • Mohegan Lake
  • Monroe
  • Monsey
  • Montauk
  • Montebello
  • Montgomery
  • Monticello
  • Montrose
  • Moravia
  • Moriches
  • Morrisonville
  • Morristown
  • Morrisville
  • Mount Kisco
  • Mount Morris
  • Mount Sinai
  • Mount Vernon
  • Mountainville
  • Myers Corner
  • Nanuet
  • Naples
  • Narrowsburg
  • Nassau
  • Nedrow
  • Nesconset
  • New Berlin
  • New Cassel
  • New City
  • New Hartford
  • New Hyde Park
  • New Lebanon
  • New Paltz
  • New Rochelle
  • New Windsor
  • New York
  • Newark
  • Newburgh
  • Newfield
  • Newport
  • Newtonville
  • Niagara Falls
  • Niagara University
  • Nichols
  • Nicholville
  • Niskayuna
  • Niverville
  • North Babylon
  • North Bay Shore
  • North Bellmore
  • North Chatham
  • North Granville
  • North Greece
  • North Massapequa
  • North New Hyde Park
  • North Salem
  • North Sea
  • North Syracuse
  • North Tonawanda
  • Northport
  • Northville
  • Norwich
  • Norwood
  • Nunda
  • Nyack
  • Oak Hill
  • Oakdale
  • Oakfield
  • Oakland Gardens
  • Ocean Beach
  • Oceanside
  • Ogdensburg
  • Old Bethpage
  • Old Chatham
  • Old Forge
  • Old Westbury
  • Olean
  • Oneida
  • Oneonta
  • Ontario
  • Ontario Center
  • Orange Lake
  • Orangeburg
  • Orchard Park
  • Orient
  • Oriskany
  • Ossining
  • Oswego
  • Otego
  • Otisville
  • Ovid
  • Owego
  • Oxford
  • Oyster Bay
  • Ozone Park
  • Painted Post
  • Palisades
  • Palmyra
  • Parish
  • Parishville
  • Patchogue
  • Patterson
  • Paul Smiths
  • Pavilion
  • Pawling
  • Peach Lake
  • Pearl River
  • Peconic
  • Peekskill
  • Penfield
  • Penn Yan
  • Perry
  • Petersburg
  • Phelps
  • Philmont
  • Phoenicia
  • Phoenix
  • Piermont
  • Pine Bush
  • Pine Hill
  • Pine Plains
  • Pittsford
  • Plainview
  • Plainville
  • Plattekill
  • Plattsburgh
  • Pleasant Valley
  • Pleasantville
  • Pomona
  • Port Byron
  • Port Chester
  • Port Dickinson
  • Port Henry
  • Port Jefferson
  • Port Jefferson Station
  • Port Jervis
  • Port Washington
  • Portageville
  • Portland
  • Potsdam
  • Pottersville
  • Poughkeepsie
  • Pound Ridge
  • Prattsburgh
  • Pulaski
  • Purchase
  • Purdys
  • Putnam Lake
  • Putnam Station
  • Putnam Valley
  • Queens Village
  • Queensbury
  • Queensbury
  • Quogue
  • Rainbow Lake
  • Ransomville
  • Ravena
  • Ray Brook
  • Red Creek
  • Red Hook
  • Red Oaks Mill
  • Rego Park
  • Remsen
  • Rensselaer
  • Rensselaerville
  • Retsof
  • Rexford
  • Rhinebeck
  • Rhinecliff
  • Richfield Springs
  • Richmond Hill
  • Ridge
  • Ridgewood
  • Rifton
  • Riverhead
  • Rochester
  • Rock Hill
  • Rockaway Park
  • Rockville Centre
  • Rocky Point
  • Rome
  • Romulus
  • Ronkonkoma
  • Roosevelt
  • Roscoe
  • Rosedale
  • Rosendale
  • Roslyn
  • Roslyn Heights
  • Rotterdam
  • Rotterdam Junction
  • Round Lake
  • Rouses Point
  • Rush
  • Rushville
  • Rye
  • Sackets Harbor
  • Sag Harbor
  • Saint Bonaventure
  • Saint James
  • Salamanca
  • Salem
  • Salisbury
  • Salt Point
  • Sanborn
  • Sandy Creek
  • Saranac Lake
  • Saratoga Springs
  • Saugerties
  • Sauquoit
  • Savannah
  • Sayville
  • Scarsdale
  • Schenectady
  • Schoharie
  • Scipio Center
  • Scotchtown
  • Scotia
  • Scottsville
  • Sea Cliff
  • Seaford
  • Searingtown
  • Selden
  • Selkirk
  • Seneca Falls
  • Setauket- East Setauket
  • Shelter Island
  • Shenorock
  • Sherrill
  • Shirley
  • Shokan
  • Shoreham
  • Shrub Oak
  • Shushan
  • Sidney
  • Silver Creek
  • Silver Springs
  • Skaneateles
  • Skaneateles Falls
  • Sleepy Hollow
  • Sloatsburg
  • Smithtown
  • Smyrna
  • Sodus
  • Sodus Point
  • Solvay
  • Somers
  • Sound Beach
  • South Bethlehem
  • South Dayton
  • South Fallsburg
  • South Farmingdale
  • South Glens Falls
  • South Hill
  • South Huntington
  • South Ozone Park
  • South Richmond Hill
  • South Salem
  • South Valley Stream
  • South Wales
  • Southampton
  • Southold
  • Spackenkill
  • Sparkill
  • Spencer
  • Spencerport
  • Spencertown
  • Sprakers
  • Spring Valley
  • Springfield Gardens
  • Springville
  • Springwater
  • Staatsburg
  • Stafford
  • Stamford
  • Stanfordville
  • Staten Island
  • Sterling Forest
  • Stillwater
  • Stone Ridge
  • Stony Brook
  • Stony Point
  • Stottville
  • Stuyvesant
  • Stuyvesant Falls
  • Suffern
  • Sunnyside
  • Syosset
  • Syracuse
  • Tallman
  • Tappan
  • Tarrytown
  • Terryville
  • Thiells
  • Thornwood
  • Ticonderoga
  • Tioga Center
  • Tivoli
  • Tomkins Cove
  • Tonawanda
  • Tonawanda
  • Troy
  • Trumansburg
  • Tuckahoe
  • Tuckahoe
  • Tully
  • Tupper Lake
  • Tuxedo Park
  • Ulster Park
  • Union Springs
  • Uniondale
  • Unionville
  • Upton
  • Utica
  • Valatie
  • Valhalla
  • Valley Cottage
  • Valley Stream
  • Vernon
  • Verona
  • Vestal
  • Victor
  • Village of Pelham
  • Voorheesville
  • Waccabuc
  • Waddington
  • Wading River
  • Walden
  • Wallkill
  • Walton
  • Walworth
  • Wantagh
  • Wappingers Falls
  • Warrensburg
  • Warsaw
  • Warwick
  • Washingtonville
  • Water Mill
  • Waterford
  • Waterloo
  • Watertown
  • Waterville
  • Watervliet
  • Watkins Glen
  • Waverly
  • Wayland
  • Webster
  • Weedsport
  • Wellesley Island
  • Wellsville
  • Wesley Hills
  • West Babylon
  • West Copake
  • West Falls
  • West Harrison
  • West Haverstraw
  • West Hempstead
  • West Henrietta
  • West Hurley
  • West Islip
  • West Lebanon
  • West Nyack
  • West Point
  • West Sayville
  • West Seneca
  • West Shokan
  • West Valley
  • Westbury
  • Westfield
  • Westhampton
  • Westhampton Beach
  • Westmere
  • Westmoreland
  • Westport
  • White Lake
  • White Plains
  • Whitehall
  • Whitesboro
  • Whitestone
  • Williamson
  • Williamsville
  • Williston Park
  • Willsboro
  • Wilmington
  • Windham
  • Windsor
  • Wingdale
  • Wolcott
  • Woodbury
  • Woodbury
  • Woodhaven
  • Woodmere
  • Woodside
  • Woodstock
  • Worcester
  • Wurtsboro
  • Wyandanch
  • Wynantskill
  • Wyoming
  • Yaphank
  • Yonkers
  • York
  • Yorktown Heights
  • Yorkville
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