Tennessee 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 Tennessee.

Tennessee State Licensing Agencies

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

  • Board of Pharmacy
  • Department of Commerce and Insurance
  • Department of Commerce and Insurance - Real Estate Commission
  • Department of Commerce and Insurance: Board for Licensing Contractors
  • Department of Commerce and Insurance: Board of Architectural and Engineering Examiners
  • Department of Commerce and Insurance: Board of Examiners for Land Surveyors
  • Department of Labor and Workforce
  • Department of Revenue
  • Public Utility Commission
  • Secretary of State - Division of Business Services
  • Secretary of State - Division of Charitable Solicitations and Gaming
  • State Board of Accountancy

Tennessee Local Business Licences

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

County / Parish

  • Anderson County
  • Bedford County
  • Benton County
  • Bledsoe County
  • Blount County
  • Bradley County
  • Campbell County
  • Cannon County
  • Carroll County
  • Carter County
  • Cheatham County
  • Chester County
  • Claiborne County
  • Clay County
  • Cocke County
  • Coffee County
  • Crockett County
  • Cumberland County
  • Davidson County
  • Decatur County
  • DeKalb County
  • Dickson County
  • Dyer County
  • Fayette County
  • Fentress County
  • Franklin County
  • Gibson County
  • Giles County
  • Grainger County
  • Greene County
  • Grundy County
  • Hamblen County
  • Hamilton County
  • Hancock County
  • Hardeman County
  • Hardin County
  • Hawkins County
  • Haywood County
  • Henderson County
  • Henry County
  • Hickman County
  • Houston County
  • Humphreys County
  • Jackson County
  • Jefferson County
  • Johnson County
  • Knox County
  • Lake County
  • Lauderdale County
  • Lawrence County
  • Lewis County
  • Lincoln County
  • Loudon County
  • Macon County
  • Madison County
  • Marion County
  • Marshall County
  • Maury County
  • McMinn County
  • McNairy County
  • Meigs County
  • Monroe County
  • Moore County
  • Morgan County
  • Obion County
  • Overton County
  • Perry County
  • Pickett County
  • Polk County
  • Putnam County
  • Rhea County
  • Roane County
  • Robertson County
  • Rutherford County
  • Scott County
  • Sequatchie County
  • Sevier County
  • Shelby County
  • Smith County
  • Stewart County
  • Sullivan County
  • Sumner County
  • Tipton County
  • Trousdale County
  • Unicoi County
  • Union County
  • Van Buren County
  • Warren County
  • Washington County
  • Wayne County
  • Weakley County
  • White County
  • Williamson County
  • Wilson County

City / Borough / Municipality / Neighborhood

  • Adamsville
  • Alamo
  • Alcoa
  • Alexandria
  • Altamont
  • Andersonville
  • Antioch
  • Arlington
  • Arnold Air Force Base
  • Ashland City
  • Athens
  • Atoka
  • Atwood
  • Bartlett
  • Baxter
  • Belfast
  • Bells
  • Benton
  • Bethpage
  • Big Sandy
  • Blountville
  • Bluff City
  • Bolivar
  • Bon Aqua
  • Bradford
  • Brentwood
  • Brighton
  • Bristol
  • Brownsville
  • Bruceton
  • Bulls Gap
  • Burns
  • Butler
  • Byrdstown
  • Camden
  • Carthage
  • Celina
  • Centerville
  • Chapel Hill
  • Chapmansboro
  • Chattanooga
  • Church Hill
  • Clarksburg
  • Clarksville
  • Cleveland
  • Clinton
  • Coalfield
  • Coalmont
  • Collegedale
  • Collierville
  • Columbia
  • Cookeville
  • Copperhill
  • Cordova
  • Cornersville
  • Corryton
  • Cosby
  • Cottontown
  • Counce
  • Covington
  • Cowan
  • Crab Orchard
  • Crossville
  • Crump
  • Dandridge
  • Dayton
  • Decatur
  • Decherd
  • Dickson
  • Dover
  • Doyle
  • Dresden
  • Drummonds
  • Ducktown
  • Dunlap
  • Dyer
  • Dyersburg
  • Eads
  • East Ridge
  • Elizabethton
  • Elkton
  • Erin
  • Erwin
  • Estill Springs
  • Evensville
  • Fairview
  • Farragut
  • Fayetteville
  • Finger
  • Franklin
  • Friendship
  • Friendsville
  • Gadsden
  • Gainesboro
  • Gallatin
  • Gallaway
  • Gatlinburg
  • Georgetown
  • Germantown
  • Gibson
  • Gleason
  • Goodlettsville
  • Graysville
  • Greenback
  • Greenbrier
  • Greeneville
  • Hampton
  • Harriman
  • Harrogate
  • Hartsville
  • Heiskell
  • Helenwood
  • Henderson
  • Hendersonville
  • Henning
  • Henry
  • Hermitage
  • Hillsboro
  • Hixson
  • Hohenwald
  • Holladay
  • Hornbeak
  • Humboldt
  • Huntingdon
  • Huntland
  • Huntsville
  • Jacksboro
  • Jackson
  • Jamestown
  • Jasper
  • Jefferson City
  • Jellico
  • Johnson City
  • Jonesborough
  • Kingsport
  • Kingston
  • Kingston Springs
  • Knoxville
  • Kodak
  • Kyles Ford
  • La Vergne
  • Lafayette
  • LaFollette
  • Lakeland
  • Lancaster
  • Lawrenceburg
  • Lebanon
  • Lenoir City
  • Lewisburg
  • Lexington
  • Limestone
  • Linden
  • Livingston
  • Loretto
  • Loudon
  • Louisville
  • Lowland
  • Lyles
  • Lynchburg
  • Lynnville
  • Madison
  • Madisonville
  • Manchester
  • Martin
  • Maryville
  • Mascot
  • Maury City
  • Maynardville
  • McEwen
  • McKenzie
  • McMinnville
  • Medina
  • Memphis
  • Midway
  • Milan
  • Millington
  • Minor Hill
  • Monteagle
  • Monterey
  • Morrison
  • Morristown
  • Moss
  • Mount Juliet
  • Mount Pleasant
  • Mountain City
  • Munford
  • Murfreesboro
  • Nashville
  • New Johnsonville
  • New Market
  • Newbern
  • Newport
  • Nolensville
  • Norris
  • Oak Hill
  • Oak Ridge
  • Oakdale
  • Oakland
  • Old Fort
  • Old Hickory
  • Oliver Springs
  • Oneida
  • Ooltewah
  • Orlinda
  • Palmer
  • Palmyra
  • Paris
  • Parsons
  • Pelham
  • Petersburg
  • Pickwick Landing Dam
  • Pigeon Forge
  • Pikeville
  • Piney Flats
  • Pleasant Hill
  • Pleasant View
  • Portland
  • Powell
  • Pulaski
  • Red Bank
  • Red Boiling Springs
  • Ripley
  • Rock Island
  • Rockford
  • Rockvale
  • Rockwood
  • Rocky Top
  • Rogersville
  • Rutherford
  • Rutledge
  • Sale Creek
  • Savannah
  • Selmer
  • Sevierville
  • Sewanee
  • Seymour
  • Shelbyville
  • Signal Mountain
  • Smithville
  • Smyrna
  • Soddy-Daisy
  • Somerville
  • South Fulton
  • South Pittsburg
  • Sparta
  • Spring Hill
  • Springfield
  • Summertown
  • Summitville
  • Sunbright
  • Surgoinsville
  • Sweetwater
  • Talbott
  • Tazewell
  • Tellico Plains
  • Tennessee Ridge
  • Tiptonville
  • Townsend
  • Tracy City
  • Trenton
  • Troy
  • Tullahoma
  • Turtletown
  • Unicoi
  • Union City
  • Vonore
  • Walling
  • Wartburg
  • Waverly
  • Waynesboro
  • Westmoreland
  • White House
  • Whites Creek
  • Whiteville
  • Winchester
  • Winfield
  • Woodbury
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