Ohio 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 Ohio.

Ohio State Licensing Agencies

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

  • Accountancy Board of
  • Architects Board
  • Attorney General
  • Board of Registration for Professional Engineers and Surveyors
  • Department of Commerce - Division of Real Estate and Professional Licensing
  • Department of Insurance
  • Department of Taxation
  • Secretary of State
  • Public Utilities Commission of
  • State of Board of Pharmacy

Ohio Local Business Licences

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

County / Parish

  • Adams County
  • Allen County
  • Ashland County
  • Ashtabula County
  • Athens County
  • Auglaize County
  • Belmont County
  • Brown County
  • Butler County
  • Carroll County
  • Champaign County
  • Clark County
  • Clermont County
  • Clinton County
  • Columbiana County
  • Coshocton County
  • Crawford County
  • Cuyahoga County
  • Darke County
  • Defiance County
  • Delaware County
  • Erie County
  • Fairfield County
  • Fayette County
  • Franklin County
  • Fulton County
  • Gallia County
  • Geauga County
  • Greene County
  • Guernsey County
  • Hamilton County
  • Hancock County
  • Hardin County
  • Harrison County
  • Henry County
  • Highland County
  • Hocking County
  • Holmes County
  • Huron County
  • Jackson County
  • Jefferson County
  • Knox County
  • Lake County
  • Lawrence County
  • Licking County
  • Logan County
  • Lorain County
  • Lucas County
  • Madison County
  • Mahoning County
  • Marion County
  • Medina County
  • Meigs County
  • Mercer County
  • Miami County
  • Monroe County
  • Montgomery County
  • Morgan County
  • Morrow County
  • Muskingum County
  • Noble County
  • Ottawa County
  • Paulding County
  • Perry County
  • Pickaway County
  • Pike County
  • Portage County
  • Preble County
  • Putnam County
  • Richland County
  • Ross County
  • Sandusky County
  • Scioto County
  • Seneca County
  • Shelby County
  • Stark County
  • Summit County
  • Trumbull County
  • Tuscarawas County
  • Union County
  • Van Wert County
  • Vinton County
  • Warren County
  • Washington County
  • Wayne County
  • Williams County
  • Wood County
  • Wyandot County

City / Borough / Municipality / Neighborhood

  • Ada
  • Akron
  • Albany
  • Alexandria
  • Alger
  • Alliance
  • Amanda
  • Amelia
  • Amherst
  • Andover
  • Anna
  • Ansonia
  • Apple Creek
  • Arcadia
  • Arcanum
  • Archbold
  • Arlington
  • Ashland
  • Ashley
  • Ashtabula
  • Ashville
  • Athens
  • Attica
  • Aurora
  • Austinburg
  • Austintown
  • Avon
  • Avon Lake
  • Bainbridge
  • Bainbridge
  • Baltimore
  • Barberton
  • Barlow
  • Barnesville
  • Bascom
  • Batavia
  • Bath
  • Bay Village
  • Beach City
  • Beachwood
  • Beaver
  • Beavercreek
  • Beckett Ridge
  • Bedford
  • Bellaire
  • Bellbrook
  • Bellefontaine
  • Bellevue
  • Bellville
  • Beloit
  • Belpre
  • Bentonville
  • Berea
  • Berlin
  • Berlin Center
  • Berlin Heights
  • Bethel
  • Bettsville
  • Beverly
  • Bexley
  • Blacklick
  • Blaine
  • Blanchester
  • Bloomdale
  • Blue Ash
  • Bluffton
  • Boardman
  • Bolivar
  • Botkins
  • Bowerston
  • Bowling Green
  • Bradford
  • Brecksville
  • Bremen
  • Bridgeport
  • Bridgetown North
  • Bristolville
  • Broadview Heights
  • Brook Park
  • Brookfield
  • Brooklyn
  • Brooklyn Heights
  • Brookville
  • Brunswick
  • Bryan
  • Buckeye Lake
  • Bucyrus
  • Burbank
  • Burton
  • Byesville
  • Cadiz
  • Calcutta
  • Caldwell
  • Cambridge
  • Camden
  • Campbell
  • Canal Fulton
  • Canal Winchester
  • Canfield
  • Canton
  • Cardington
  • Carey
  • Carroll
  • Carrollton
  • Casstown
  • Castalia
  • Cedarville
  • Celina
  • Centerburg
  • Centerville
  • Chagrin Falls
  • Chardon
  • Chesapeake
  • Cheshire
  • Chester
  • Chesterland
  • Chesterville
  • Chillicothe
  • Cincinnati
  • Circleville
  • Clarksville
  • Clay Center
  • Clayton
  • Cleveland
  • Cleveland Heights
  • Cleves
  • Clinton
  • Clyde
  • Coalton
  • Coldwater
  • Collinsville
  • Columbia Station
  • Columbiana
  • Columbus
  • Columbus Grove
  • Conesville
  • Conneaut
  • Conover
  • Continental
  • Corning
  • Cortland
  • Coshocton
  • Covington
  • Crestline
  • Creston
  • Crooksville
  • Cuyahoga Falls
  • Cuyahoga Heights
  • Dalton
  • Danville
  • Dayton
  • De Graff
  • Defiance
  • Delaware
  • Delhi
  • Delphos
  • Delta
  • Dennison
  • Dent
  • Derwent
  • Dexter City
  • Diamond
  • Dola
  • Dover
  • Doylestown
  • Dresden
  • Dry Run
  • Dublin
  • Duncan Falls
  • Dundee
  • Dunkirk
  • East Cleveland
  • East Liberty
  • East Liverpool
  • East Palestine
  • East Sparta
  • Eastlake
  • Eaton
  • Edgerton
  • Edon
  • Elmore
  • Elyria
  • Englewood
  • Enon
  • Etna
  • Euclid
  • Evansport
  • Evendale
  • Fairborn
  • Fairfield
  • Fairlawn
  • Fairview
  • Fairview Park
  • Fayette
  • Fayetteville
  • Felicity
  • Findlay
  • Finneytown
  • Fletcher
  • Forest
  • Forest Park
  • Fort Jennings
  • Fort Loramie
  • Fostoria
  • Frankfort
  • Franklin
  • Fredericktown
  • Fremont
  • Gahanna
  • Galena
  • Galion
  • Gallipolis
  • Galloway
  • Gambier
  • Garfield Heights
  • Garrettsville
  • Gates Mills
  • Geneva
  • Georgetown
  • Germantown
  • Gettysburg
  • Gibsonburg
  • Girard
  • Glandorf
  • Gnadenhutten
  • Goshen
  • Grafton
  • Grand Rapids
  • Grandview
  • Granville
  • Gratis
  • Green
  • Greenfield
  • Greenville
  • Greenwich
  • Grove City
  • Groveport
  • Hamilton
  • Hamler
  • Hammondsville
  • Hannibal
  • Hanoverton
  • Harrison
  • Hartville
  • Hayesville
  • Heath
  • Hebron
  • Helena
  • Hicksville
  • Highland Heights
  • Hilliard
  • Hillsboro
  • Hiram
  • Holgate
  • Holland
  • Hollansburg
  • Homer
  • Homerville
  • Hopedale
  • Houston
  • Howard
  • Howland Center
  • Hubbard
  • Huber Heights
  • Hudson
  • Huron
  • Independence
  • Indian Hill
  • Irondale
  • Ironton
  • Irwin
  • Jackson
  • Jackson Center
  • Jamestown
  • Jefferson
  • Jeromesville
  • Johnstown
  • Kalida
  • Kent
  • Kenton
  • Kenwood
  • Kettering
  • Kidron
  • Killbuck
  • Kings Mills
  • Kingsville
  • Kinsman
  • Kirtland
  • LaGrange
  • Lakemore
  • Lakeside Marblehead
  • Lakewood
  • Lancaster
  • Landen
  • Laurelville
  • Leavittsburg
  • Lebanon
  • Lees Creek
  • Leesburg
  • Leetonia
  • Leipsic
  • Lewis Center
  • Lewisburg
  • Lewistown
  • Lexington
  • Liberty Center
  • Lima
  • Lincoln Village
  • Lisbon
  • Lithopolis
  • Lockbourne
  • Lodi
  • Logan
  • London
  • Lorain
  • Lordstown
  • Loudonville
  • Louisville
  • Loveland
  • Lowellville
  • Lucas
  • Lucasville
  • Lynchburg
  • Lyndhurst
  • Macedonia
  • Madeira
  • Madison
  • Maineville
  • Malinta
  • Malvern
  • Mansfield
  • Mantua
  • Maple Heights
  • Marathon
  • Mariemont
  • Marietta
  • Marion
  • Martins Ferry
  • Marysville
  • Mason
  • Massillon
  • Maumee
  • Maximo
  • Mayfield
  • Mayfield Heights
  • McArthur
  • McComb
  • McConnelsville
  • McDermott
  • McDonald
  • McGuffey
  • Mechanicsburg
  • Medina
  • Mendon
  • Mentor
  • Metamora
  • Miamisburg
  • Miamitown
  • Miamiville
  • Middleburg
  • Middleburg Heights
  • Middlefield
  • Middletown
  • Milan
  • Milford
  • Milford Center
  • Millbury
  • Millersburg
  • Millersport
  • Mineral City
  • Mineral Ridge
  • Minerva
  • Minford
  • Minster
  • Monroe
  • Monroeville
  • Montgomery
  • Montpelier
  • Montrose-Ghent
  • Moraine
  • Moreland Hills
  • Morristown
  • Morrow
  • Mount Blanchard
  • Mount Carmel
  • Mount Gilead
  • Mount Healthy
  • Mount Hope
  • Mount Orab
  • Mount Perry
  • Mount Repose
  • Mount Sterling
  • Mount Vernon
  • Mount Victory
  • Munroe Falls
  • Napoleon
  • Nelsonville
  • New Albany
  • New Bremen
  • New Carlisle
  • New Concord
  • New Franklin
  • New Knoxville
  • New Lebanon
  • New Lexington
  • New London
  • New Madison
  • New Middletown
  • New Philadelphia
  • New Richmond
  • New Riegel
  • New Rumley
  • New Springfield
  • New Straitsville
  • New Vienna
  • New Washington
  • New Waterford
  • Newark
  • Newbury
  • Newcomerstown
  • Newton Falls
  • Newtonsville
  • Niles
  • North Baltimore
  • North Bloomfield
  • North Canton
  • North Fairfield
  • North Jackson
  • North Kingsville
  • North Lewisburg
  • North Lima
  • North Olmsted
  • North Ridgeville
  • North Robinson
  • North Royalton
  • Northfield
  • Northgate
  • Northwood
  • Norton
  • Norwalk
  • Norwood
  • Nova
  • Novelty
  • Oak Harbor
  • Oak Hill
  • Oakwood
  • Oakwood
  • Oberlin
  • Old Fort
  • Old Washington
  • Olde West Chester
  • Olmsted Falls
  • Ontario
  • Oregon
  • Orient
  • Orrville
  • Orwell
  • Ostrander
  • Ottawa
  • Owensville
  • Oxford
  • Painesville
  • Parma
  • Parma Heights
  • Pataskala
  • Patriot
  • Paulding
  • Pemberville
  • Peninsula
  • Pepper Pike
  • Perry
  • Perry Heights
  • Perrysburg
  • Perrysville
  • Pettisville
  • Philo
  • Pickerington
  • Pierpont
  • Piketon
  • Pioneer
  • Piqua
  • Pitsburg
  • Plain City
  • Pleasant Hill
  • Pleasant Plain
  • Poland
  • Pomeroy
  • Port Clinton
  • Portage
  • Portage Lakes
  • Portsmouth
  • Powell
  • Powhatan Point
  • Proctorville
  • Prospect
  • Put-in-Bay
  • Ravenna
  • Rawson
  • Raymond
  • Reading
  • Reedsville
  • Reno
  • Reynoldsburg
  • Richfield
  • Richmond Heights
  • Richwood
  • Ridgeville Corners
  • Rio Grande
  • Ripley
  • Risingsun
  • Rittman
  • Riverside
  • Rock Creek
  • Rockbridge
  • Rockford
  • Rocky River
  • Rogers
  • Rome
  • Rootstown
  • Roseville
  • Ross
  • Rossford
  • Russia
  • Sabina
  • Saint Clairsville
  • Saint Henry
  • Saint Marys
  • Saint Paris
  • Salem
  • Salineville
  • Sandusky
  • Sandusky South
  • Sarahsville
  • Sardinia
  • Sciotodale
  • Scott
  • Sebring
  • Senecaville
  • Seven Hills
  • Seven Mile
  • Seville
  • Shadyside
  • Shaker Heights
  • Shandon
  • Sharon Center
  • Sharonville
  • Sheffield Lake
  • Shelby
  • Sherwood
  • Sidney
  • Smithville
  • Solon
  • Somerset
  • Somerville
  • South Charleston
  • South Euclid
  • South Lebanon
  • South Point
  • South Russell
  • South Webster
  • Southington
  • Sparta
  • Spencer
  • Spring Valley
  • Springboro
  • Springdale
  • Springfield
  • Stafford
  • Steubenville
  • Stewart
  • Stockdale
  • Stony Ridge
  • Stow
  • Streetsboro
  • Strongsville
  • Struthers
  • Sugar Grove
  • Sugarcreek
  • Summit Station
  • Summitville
  • Sunbury
  • Swanton
  • Sycamore
  • Sylvania
  • Tallmadge
  • Terrace Park
  • The Plains
  • Thompson
  • Thornville
  • Tiffin
  • Tipp City
  • Tiro
  • Toledo
  • Tontogany
  • Toronto
  • Trenton
  • Trotwood
  • Troy
  • Twinsburg
  • Uhrichsville
  • Union City
  • Uniontown
  • University Heights
  • Upper Arlington
  • Upper Sandusky
  • Urbana
  • Valley City
  • Valley View
  • Van Buren
  • Van Wert
  • Vandalia
  • Vaughnsville
  • Vermilion
  • Versailles
  • Vienna
  • Wadsworth
  • Wakeman
  • Walbridge
  • Wapakoneta
  • Warnock
  • Warren
  • Warrensville Heights
  • Warsaw
  • Washington Court House
  • Washingtonville
  • Waterford
  • Waterville
  • Wauseon
  • Waverly
  • Wayland
  • Wayne
  • Waynesfield
  • Waynesville
  • Wellington
  • Wellston
  • Wellsville
  • West Alexandria
  • West Carrollton
  • West Jefferson
  • West Lafayette
  • West Liberty
  • West Manchester
  • West Milton
  • West Portsmouth
  • West Rushville
  • West Salem
  • West Union
  • West Unity
  • Westerville
  • Westfield Center
  • Westlake
  • Weston
  • Westville
  • Wetherington
  • Wheelersburg
  • White Oak
  • Whitehall
  • Whitehouse
  • Wickliffe
  • Wilberforce
  • Willard
  • Williamsburg
  • Williamsport
  • Willoughby
  • Willow Wood
  • Willowick
  • Wilmington
  • Windham
  • Wintersville
  • Withamsville
  • Woodbourne-Hyde Park
  • Woodsfield
  • Woodville
  • Wooster
  • Worthington
  • Wyoming
  • Xenia
  • Yellow Springs
  • Youngstown
  • Zanesville
  • Zoar
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