Texas 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 Texas.

Texas State Licensing Agencies

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

  • Attorney General - Consumer Protection Division
  • Board of Architectural Examiners: Architects, Interior Designers, Landscape Architects
  • Board of Professional Engineers
  • Board of Professional Land Surveying
  • Comptroller
  • Department of Insurance
  • Department of Licensing and Regulation
  • Real Estate Commission
  • Secretary of State - Corporations Section
  • Secretary of State - Registrations Unit
  • State Board of Pharmacy
  • State Board of Public Accountancy
  • Workforce Commission

Texas Local Business Licences

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

County / Parish

  • Anderson County
  • Andrews County
  • Angelina County
  • Aransas County
  • Archer County
  • Armstrong County
  • Atascosa County
  • Austin County
  • Bailey County
  • Bandera County
  • Bastrop County
  • Baylor County
  • Bee County
  • Bell County
  • Bexar County
  • Blanco County
  • Borden County
  • Bosque County
  • Bowie County
  • Brazoria County
  • Brazos County
  • Brewster County
  • Briscoe County
  • Brooks County
  • Brown County
  • Burleson County
  • Burnet County
  • Caldwell County
  • Calhoun County
  • Callahan County
  • Cameron County
  • Camp County
  • Carson County
  • Cass County
  • Castro County
  • Chambers County
  • Cherokee County
  • Childress County
  • Clay County
  • Cochran County
  • Coke County
  • Coleman County
  • Collin County
  • Collingsworth County
  • Colorado County
  • Comal County
  • Comanche County
  • Concho County
  • Cooke County
  • Coryell County
  • Cottle County
  • Crane County
  • Crockett County
  • Crosby County
  • Culberson County
  • Dallam County
  • Dallas County
  • Dawson County
  • Deaf Smith County
  • Delta County
  • Denton County
  • DeWitt County
  • Dickens County
  • Dimmit County
  • Donley County
  • Duval County
  • Eastland County
  • Ector County
  • Edwards County
  • El Paso County
  • Ellis County
  • Erath County
  • Falls County
  • Fannin County
  • Fayette County
  • Fisher County
  • Floyd County
  • Foard County
  • Fort Bend County
  • Franklin County
  • Freestone County
  • Frio County
  • Gaines County
  • Galveston County
  • Garza County
  • Gillespie County
  • Glasscock County
  • Goliad County
  • Gonzales County
  • Gray County
  • Grayson County
  • Gregg County
  • Grimes County
  • Guadalupe County
  • Hale County
  • Hall County
  • Hamilton County
  • Hansford County
  • Hardeman County
  • Hardin County
  • Harris County
  • Harrison County
  • Hartley County
  • Haskell County
  • Hays County
  • Hemphill County
  • Henderson County
  • Hidalgo County
  • Hill County
  • Hockley County
  • Hood County
  • Hopkins County
  • Houston County
  • Howard County
  • Hudspeth County
  • Hunt County
  • Hutchinson County
  • Irion County
  • Jack County
  • Jackson County
  • Jasper County
  • Jeff Davis County
  • Jefferson County
  • Jim Hogg County
  • Jim Wells County
  • Johnson County
  • Jones County
  • Karnes County
  • Kaufman County
  • Kendall County
  • Kenedy County
  • Kent County
  • Kerr County
  • Kimble County
  • King County
  • Kinney County
  • Kleberg County
  • Knox County
  • La Salle County
  • Lamar County
  • Lamb County
  • Lampasas County
  • Lavaca County
  • Lee County
  • Leon County
  • Liberty County
  • Limestone County
  • Lipscomb County
  • Live Oak County
  • Llano County
  • Loving County
  • Lubbock County
  • Lynn County
  • Madison County
  • Marion County
  • Martin County
  • Mason County
  • Matagorda County
  • Maverick County
  • McCulloch County
  • McLennan County
  • McMullen County
  • Medina County
  • Menard County
  • Midland County
  • Milam County
  • Mills County
  • Mitchell County
  • Montgomery County
  • Moore County
  • Morris County
  • Motley County
  • Nacogdoches County
  • Navarro County
  • Newton County
  • Nolan County
  • Nueces County
  • Ochiltree County
  • Oldham County
  • Orange County
  • Palo Pinto County
  • Panola County
  • Parker County
  • Parmer County
  • Pecos County
  • Polk County
  • Potter County
  • Presidio County
  • Rains County
  • Randall County
  • Reagan County
  • Real County
  • Red River County
  • Reeves County
  • Refugio County
  • Roberts County
  • Robertson County
  • Rockwall County
  • Runnels County
  • Rusk County
  • Sabine County
  • San Augustine County
  • San Jacinto County
  • San Patricio County
  • San Saba County
  • Schleicher County
  • Scurry County
  • Shackelford County
  • Shelby County
  • Sherman County
  • Smith County
  • Somervell County
  • Starr County
  • Stephens County
  • Sterling County
  • Stonewall County
  • Sutton County
  • Swisher County
  • Tarrant County
  • Taylor County
  • Terrell County
  • Terry County
  • Throckmorton County
  • Titus County
  • Tom Green County
  • Travis County
  • Trinity County
  • Tyler County
  • Upshur County
  • Upton County
  • Uvalde County
  • Val Verde County
  • Van Zandt County
  • Victoria County
  • Walker County
  • Waller County
  • Ward County
  • Washington County
  • Webb County
  • Wharton County
  • Wheeler County
  • Wichita County
  • Wilbarger County
  • Willacy County
  • Williamson County
  • Wilson County
  • Winkler County
  • Wise County
  • Wood County
  • Yoakum County
  • Young County
  • Zapata County
  • Zavala County

City / Borough / Municipality / Neighborhood

  • Abernathy
  • Abilene
  • Addison
  • Alamo
  • Alamo Heights
  • Alba
  • Albany
  • Aledo
  • Alice
  • Alief
  • Allen
  • Alpine
  • Alvarado
  • Alvin
  • Amarillo
  • Anahuac
  • Anderson
  • Andrews
  • Angleton
  • Anna
  • Anson
  • Anthony
  • Apple Springs
  • Aransas Pass
  • Archer City
  • Argyle
  • Arlington
  • Armstrong
  • Aspermont
  • Atascocita
  • Atascosa
  • Athens
  • Atlanta
  • Aubrey
  • Austin
  • Avalon
  • Avery
  • Azle
  • Bailey
  • Baird
  • Balch Springs
  • Ballinger
  • Bandera
  • Barker
  • Bartlett
  • Barton Creek
  • Bartonville
  • Bastrop
  • Bay City
  • Baytown
  • Bear Creek
  • Beaumont
  • Bedford
  • Bee Cave
  • Beeville
  • Bellaire
  • Bells
  • Bellville
  • Belton
  • Benavides
  • Benbrook
  • Benjamin
  • Big Lake
  • Big Sandy
  • Big Spring
  • Bishop
  • Blanco
  • Bloomington
  • Blue Ridge
  • Boerne
  • Boling-Iago
  • Bonham
  • Borger
  • Bowie
  • Brackettville
  • Brady
  • Brashear
  • Brazoria
  • Breckenridge
  • Brenham
  • Briarcliff
  • Bridge City
  • Bridgeport
  • Briggs
  • Briscoe
  • Brookshire
  • Brownfield
  • Brownsboro
  • Brownsville
  • Brownwood
  • Brushy Creek
  • Bryan
  • Buda
  • Buffalo
  • Bullard
  • Bulverde
  • Buna
  • Burkburnett
  • Burleson
  • Burnet
  • Bushland
  • Byers
  • Caddo Mills
  • Caldwell
  • Calvert
  • Cameron
  • Campbell
  • Canadian
  • Canton
  • Canutillo
  • Canyon
  • Canyon Lake
  • Carrizo Springs
  • Carrollton
  • Carthage
  • Castroville
  • Cedar Creek
  • Cedar Hill
  • Cedar Park
  • Celeste
  • Celina
  • Center
  • Center Point
  • Centerville
  • Chandler
  • Channelview
  • Chappell Hill
  • Charlotte
  • Chatfield
  • Cherokee
  • Chester
  • Childress
  • Chilton
  • China Spring
  • Cibolo
  • Cinco Ranch
  • Cisco
  • Clarendon
  • Clarksville
  • Clay
  • Cleburne
  • Cleveland
  • Clifton
  • Clint
  • Clute
  • Clyde
  • Coldspring
  • Coleman
  • College Station
  • Colleyville
  • Collinsville
  • Colorado City
  • Columbus
  • Comanche
  • Comfort
  • Commerce
  • Conroe
  • Converse
  • Coolidge
  • Cooper
  • Coppell
  • Copper Canyon
  • Copperas Cove
  • Corinth
  • Corpus Christi
  • Corsicana
  • Cotulla
  • Crandall
  • Crane
  • Crawford
  • Crockett
  • Crosby
  • Crosbyton
  • Cross Roads
  • Crowell
  • Crowley
  • Crystal City
  • Cuero
  • Cumby
  • Cushing
  • Cypress
  • D'Hanis
  • Daingerfield
  • Dale
  • Dalhart
  • Dallas
  • Damon
  • Dawson
  • Dayton
  • De Leon
  • Decatur
  • Deer Park
  • Del Rio
  • Del Valle
  • Dell City
  • Denison
  • Denton
  • Denver City
  • DeSoto
  • Devine
  • Diboll
  • Dickens
  • Dickinson
  • Dilley
  • Dimmitt
  • Dodd City
  • Donna
  • Driftwood
  • Dripping Springs
  • Dumas
  • Duncanville
  • Dyess Air Force Base
  • Eagle Lake
  • Eagle Pass
  • East Bernard
  • Eastland
  • Ector
  • Edcouch
  • Eden
  • Edinburg
  • Edna
  • El Campo
  • El Paso
  • Eldorado
  • Electra
  • Elgin
  • Elm Mott
  • Elmendorf
  • Elsa
  • Emory
  • Ennis
  • Euless
  • Fabens
  • Fair Oaks Ranch
  • Fairfield
  • Fairview
  • Falfurrias
  • Falls City
  • Fannin
  • Farmers Branch
  • Farmersville
  • Farwell
  • Fayetteville
  • Ferris
  • Flatonia
  • Florence
  • Floresville
  • Flower Mound
  • Floydada
  • Follett
  • Forney
  • Fort Bliss
  • Fort Davis
  • Fort Hancock
  • Fort Hood
  • Fort Stockton
  • Fort Worth
  • Four Corners
  • Franklin
  • Fredericksburg
  • Freeport
  • Fresno
  • Friendswood
  • Frisco
  • Fulshear
  • Gail
  • Gainesville
  • Galena Park
  • Galveston
  • Ganado
  • Garden City
  • Garden Ridge
  • Gardendale
  • Garland
  • Garrison
  • Garwood
  • Gatesville
  • George West
  • Georgetown
  • Geronimo
  • Giddings
  • Gillett
  • Gilmer
  • Gladewater
  • Glen Rose
  • Godley
  • Goldthwaite
  • Goliad
  • Gonzales
  • Goodfellow Air Force Base
  • Gordon
  • Gorman
  • Graham
  • Granbury
  • Grand Prairie
  • Grandview
  • Grapeland
  • Grapevine
  • Greatwood
  • Greenville
  • Groesbeck
  • Groves
  • Gruver
  • Gunter
  • Guthrie
  • Hale Center
  • Hallettsville
  • Hallsville
  • Haltom City
  • Hamilton
  • Hamshire
  • Hardin
  • Harker Heights
  • Harlingen
  • Harper
  • Harrold
  • Hartley
  • Haskell
  • Haslet
  • Hawkins
  • Hearne
  • Hebbronville
  • Helotes
  • Hemphill
  • Hempstead
  • Henderson
  • Henrietta
  • Hereford
  • Hewitt
  • Hico
  • Hidalgo
  • Highland Park
  • Highland Village
  • Highlands
  • Hillsboro
  • Hitchcock
  • Hockley
  • Holland
  • Hondo
  • Honey Grove
  • Hooks
  • Horizon City
  • Horseshoe Bay
  • Houston
  • Howe
  • Hubbard
  • Huffman
  • Hughes Springs
  • Humble
  • Hunt
  • Huntington
  • Huntsville
  • Hurst
  • Hutchins
  • Hutto
  • Industry
  • Ingleside
  • Ingram
  • Iowa Colony
  • Iowa Park
  • Irving
  • Italy
  • Itasca
  • Ivanhoe
  • Jacksboro
  • Jacksonville
  • Jasper
  • Jayton
  • Jefferson
  • Jersey Village
  • Joaquin
  • Johnson City
  • Jollyville
  • Jonesboro
  • Joshua
  • Jourdanton
  • Junction
  • Justin
  • Karnack
  • Karnes City
  • Katy
  • Kaufman
  • Keene
  • Keller
  • Kemah
  • Kemp
  • Kendleton
  • Kenedy
  • Kennedale
  • Kerens
  • Kermit
  • Kerrville
  • Kilgore
  • Killeen
  • Kingsland
  • Kingsville
  • Knippa
  • Knox City
  • Krum
  • Kyle
  • La Grange
  • La Joya
  • La Marque
  • La Porte
  • La Pryor
  • La Salle
  • La Vernia
  • La Villa
  • Lackland AFB
  • Ladonia
  • Lago Vista
  • Lake Dallas
  • Lake Jackson
  • Lakehills
  • Lakeway
  • Lamesa
  • Lampasas
  • Lancaster
  • Laredo
  • Lasara
  • Laughlin Air Force Base
  • Lavon
  • League City
  • Leakey
  • Leander
  • Leonard
  • Levelland
  • Lewisville
  • Liberty
  • Liberty Hill
  • Lindale
  • Linden
  • Lipan
  • Lipscomb
  • Little Elm
  • Little River-Academy
  • Littlefield
  • Live Oak
  • Liverpool
  • Livingston
  • Llano
  • Lockhart
  • Lometa
  • Lone Oak
  • Lone Star
  • Longview
  • Lorena
  • Los Fresnos
  • Lott
  • Louise
  • Lovelady
  • Loving
  • Lubbock
  • Lucas
  • Lufkin
  • Luling
  • Lumberton
  • Lyford
  • Lytle
  • Mabank
  • Madisonville
  • Magnolia
  • Malakoff
  • Malone
  • Manchaca
  • Manor
  • Mansfield
  • Manvel
  • Marble Falls
  • Marfa
  • Marion
  • Marlin
  • Marquez
  • Marshall
  • Mart
  • Mason
  • Matador
  • Matagorda
  • Mathis
  • Mauriceville
  • Maypearl
  • McAllen
  • McCamey
  • McGregor
  • McKinney
  • McNeil
  • Medina
  • Melissa
  • Memphis
  • Menard
  • Mercedes
  • Meridian
  • Merit
  • Merkel
  • Mertzon
  • Mesquite
  • Mexia
  • Miami
  • Midland
  • Midlothian
  • Milam
  • Milano
  • Milford
  • Mineola
  • Mineral Wells
  • Mission
  • Mission Bend
  • Missouri City
  • Monahans
  • Mont Belvieu
  • Montague
  • Montgomery
  • Moody
  • Moore
  • Morse
  • Morton
  • Mount Pleasant
  • Mount Vernon
  • Muenster
  • Muleshoe
  • Mumford
  • Murphy
  • Nacogdoches
  • Natalia
  • Navasota
  • Nederland
  • Needville
  • Nevada
  • New Boston
  • New Braunfels
  • New Caney
  • New Waverly
  • Newark
  • Newton
  • Nixon
  • Nolan
  • North Richland Hills
  • Nursery
  • Odem
  • Odessa
  • Olney
  • Onalaska
  • Orange
  • Orange Grove
  • Orangefield
  • Ore City
  • Overton
  • Ozona
  • Paducah
  • Paint Rock
  • Palacios
  • Palestine
  • Palmer
  • Palo Pinto
  • Pampa
  • Panhandle
  • Panola
  • Paradise
  • Paris
  • Pasadena
  • Pearland
  • Pearsall
  • Pecan Grove
  • Pecos
  • Penwell
  • Perryton
  • Petersburg
  • Pflugerville
  • Pharr
  • Pilot Point
  • Pinehurst
  • Piney Point Village
  • Pipe Creek
  • Pittsburg
  • Plains
  • Plainview
  • Plano
  • Pleasanton
  • Point
  • Point Comfort
  • Ponder
  • Port Aransas
  • Port Arthur
  • Port Isabel
  • Port Lavaca
  • Port Neches
  • Porter
  • Portland
  • Post
  • Poteet
  • Poth
  • Pottsboro
  • Prairie View
  • Premont
  • Presidio
  • Princeton
  • Progreso
  • Prosper
  • Quanah
  • Queen City
  • Quemado
  • Quinlan
  • Quitman
  • Ranger
  • Rankin
  • Raymondville
  • Reagan
  • Red Oak
  • Refugio
  • Rice
  • Richardson
  • Richmond
  • Rio Grande City
  • Rio Hondo
  • Riviera
  • Roanoke
  • Robert Lee
  • Robinson
  • Robstown
  • Roby
  • Rockdale
  • Rockport
  • Rocksprings
  • Rockwall
  • Rogers
  • Roma
  • Rosenberg
  • Rosharon
  • Ross
  • Round Mountain
  • Round Rock
  • Round Top
  • Rowlett
  • Royse City
  • Runge
  • Rusk
  • Sabinal
  • Sachse
  • Sadler
  • Saginaw
  • Saint Hedwig
  • Salado
  • San Angelo
  • San Antonio
  • San Augustine
  • San Benito
  • San Diego
  • San Elizario
  • San Juan
  • San Marcos
  • San Saba
  • Sanderson
  • Sandia
  • Sanger
  • Santa Anna
  • Santa Fe
  • Saratoga
  • Savoy
  • Schertz
  • Schulenburg
  • Scottsville
  • Scurry
  • Seabrook
  • Seagoville
  • Seagraves
  • Sealy
  • Sebastian
  • Seguin
  • Seminole
  • Seymour
  • Shamrock
  • Shelbyville
  • Sheppard Air Force Base
  • Sherman
  • Shiner
  • Shiro
  • Sienna Plantation
  • Sierra Blanca
  • Silsbee
  • Silverton
  • Sinton
  • Slaton
  • Smithville
  • Snook
  • Snyder
  • Socorro
  • Somerset
  • Sonora
  • Sour Lake
  • South Houston
  • South Padre Island
  • Southlake
  • Spearman
  • Spicewood
  • Splendora
  • Spring
  • Spring Branch
  • Springtown
  • Spur
  • Spurger
  • Stafford
  • Stagecoach
  • Stamford
  • Stanton
  • Stephenville
  • Sterling City
  • Stinnett
  • Stockdale
  • Stonewall
  • Stratford
  • Strawn
  • Streetman
  • Sudan
  • Sugar Land
  • Sulphur Springs
  • Sunnyvale
  • Sweetwater
  • Tahoka
  • Taylor
  • Temple
  • Tenaha
  • Terrell
  • Texarkana
  • Texas City
  • The Colony
  • The Woodlands
  • Thompsons
  • Thorndale
  • Thornton
  • Three Rivers
  • Throckmorton
  • Tilden
  • Timberwood Park
  • Timpson
  • Tioga
  • Tom Bean
  • Tomball
  • Tornillo
  • Trenton
  • Trinidad
  • Trinity
  • Trophy Club
  • Troy
  • Tulia
  • Tye
  • Tyler
  • Universal City
  • University Park
  • Utopia
  • Uvalde
  • Valley View
  • Van Alstyne
  • Van Horn
  • Van Vleck
  • Vega
  • Venus
  • Vernon
  • Victoria
  • Vidor
  • Waco
  • Wadsworth
  • Wake Village
  • Waller
  • Wallis
  • Washington
  • Waskom
  • Watauga
  • Waxahachie
  • Weatherford
  • Webster
  • Wellington
  • Wellman
  • Wells Branch
  • Weslaco
  • West Columbia
  • West Lake Hills
  • West University Place
  • Westlake
  • Weston
  • Wharton
  • Wheeler
  • White Oak
  • Whiteface
  • Whitehouse
  • Whitesboro
  • Whitewright
  • Whitharral
  • Whitney
  • Wichita Falls
  • Willis
  • Willow Park
  • Wills Point
  • Wimberley
  • Windcrest
  • Windthorst
  • Winnsboro
  • Wolfe City
  • Wolfforth
  • Woodsboro
  • Woodville
  • Woodway
  • Wyldwood
  • Wylie
  • Yoakum
  • Zapata
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