North Dakota Licensing Resources

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

North Dakota State Licensing Agencies

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

  • Job Service
  • Attorney General - Gaming Division
  • Department of Financial Institutions
  • Department of Labor and Human Rights
  • Division of Air Quality - Asbestos Control Program
  • Insurance Department
  • Office of State Tax Commissioner
  • Private Investigation and Security Board
  • Real Estate Commission
  • Secretary of State
  • State Board of Accountancy
  • State Board of Architecture and Landscape Architecture
  • State Board of Pharmacy
  • State Board of Registration for Professional Engineers & Land Surveyors
  • State Electrical Board
  • State Plumbing Board

North Dakota Local Business Licences

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

County / Parish

  • Adams County
  • Barnes County
  • Benson County
  • Billings County
  • Bottineau County
  • Bowman County
  • Burke County
  • Burleigh County
  • Cass County
  • Cavalier County
  • Dickey County
  • Divide County
  • Dunn County
  • Eddy County
  • Emmons County
  • Foster County
  • Golden Valley County
  • Grand Forks County
  • Grant County
  • Griggs County
  • Hettinger County
  • Kidder County
  • LaMoure County
  • Logan County
  • McHenry County
  • McIntosh County
  • McKenzie County
  • McLean County
  • Mercer County
  • Morton County
  • Mountrail County
  • Nelson County
  • Oliver County
  • Pembina County
  • Ramsey County
  • Ransom County
  • Renville County
  • Richland County
  • Rolette County
  • Sargent County
  • Sheridan County
  • Sioux County
  • Slope County
  • Stark County
  • Steele County
  • Stutsman County
  • Towner County
  • Traill County
  • Walsh County
  • Ward County
  • Wells County
  • Williams County

City / Borough / Municipality / Neighborhood

  • Abercrombie
  • Adams
  • Alexander
  • Amidon
  • Anamoose
  • Argusville
  • Ashley
  • Baldwin
  • Bantry
  • Barney
  • Beach
  • Belcourt
  • Belfield
  • Berthold
  • Beulah
  • Binford
  • Bisbee
  • Bismarck
  • Bottineau
  • Bowbells
  • Bowman
  • Butte
  • Buxton
  • Calvin
  • Cando
  • Carrington
  • Carson
  • Casselton
  • Cavalier
  • Center
  • Colfax
  • Cooperstown
  • Crosby
  • Des Lacs
  • Devils Lake
  • Dickey
  • Dickinson
  • Drake
  • Drayton
  • Driscoll
  • Dunseith
  • Edgeley
  • Edinburg
  • Edmore
  • Elgin
  • Ellendale
  • Emerado
  • Enderlin
  • Fairmount
  • Fargo
  • Fessenden
  • Finley
  • Flasher
  • Fordville
  • Forman
  • Fort Totten
  • Fort Yates
  • Gackle
  • Garrison
  • Glen Ullin
  • Glenburn
  • Golden Valley
  • Goodrich
  • Grafton
  • Grand Forks
  • Grand Forks Air Force Base
  • Granville
  • Grenora
  • Gwinner
  • Halliday
  • Hankinson
  • Harvey
  • Hatton
  • Hazelton
  • Hazen
  • Hebron
  • Hettinger
  • Hillsboro
  • Hoople
  • Hope
  • Hunter
  • Inkster
  • Jamestown
  • Kenmare
  • Kensal
  • Killdeer
  • Kindred
  • Kulm
  • Lakota
  • LaMoure
  • Langdon
  • Larimore
  • Leeds
  • Lehr
  • Lidgerwood
  • Lignite
  • Linton
  • Lisbon
  • Litchville
  • Maddock
  • Makoti
  • Mandan
  • Mandaree
  • Manning
  • Manvel
  • Marion
  • Max
  • Mayville
  • McClusky
  • McHenry
  • McKenzie
  • McVille
  • Medina
  • Medora
  • Menoken
  • Mercer
  • Milnor
  • Milton
  • Minnewaukan
  • Minot
  • Minot Air Force Base
  • Minto
  • Mohall
  • Montpelier
  • Mott
  • Munich
  • Napoleon
  • Neche
  • New England
  • New Rockford
  • New Salem
  • New Town
  • Newburg
  • Noonan
  • Northwood
  • Oakes
  • Oriska
  • Osnabrock
  • Page
  • Park River
  • Parshall
  • Pembina
  • Pingree
  • Plaza
  • Portal
  • Powers Lake
  • Raleigh
  • Ray
  • Regent
  • Rhame
  • Richardton
  • Rocklake
  • Rogers
  • Rolette
  • Rolla
  • Roseglen
  • Rugby
  • Saint John
  • Saint Thomas
  • Sawyer
  • Scranton
  • Selfridge
  • Sherwood
  • Sheyenne
  • Solen
  • South Heart
  • Stanley
  • Stanton
  • Starkweather
  • Steele
  • Strasburg
  • Surrey
  • Sykeston
  • Tappen
  • Taylor
  • Thompson
  • Tioga
  • Tower City
  • Towner
  • Trenton
  • Turtle Lake
  • Tuttle
  • Underwood
  • Upham
  • Valley City
  • Velva
  • Verona
  • Wahpeton
  • Walhalla
  • Warwick
  • Washburn
  • Watford City
  • West Fargo
  • Westhope
  • Wildrose
  • Williston
  • Willow City
  • Wilton
  • Wimbledon
  • Wing
  • Wishek
  • Wolford
  • Wyndmere
  • Zeeland
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