West Virginia Business License

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General Business License Requirements for West Virginia.

Business licenses are often required of business entities, regardless of their products and services. This page provides an overview of business license requirements in West Virginia.

West Virginia General Business Licenses

West Virginia Business License

Not required



General Business License licensure is not required on the State level in West Virginia.

West Virginia does not have a general business license at the state level, but local licenses are often required.

Local General Business Licenses

City of Charleston Business License

Agency:City of Charleston Office of the City Collector (WV)

Initial Registration

Form:

Business Registration Application

Agency Fee:

$20 Additional fees for selling alcohol and street vending listed on the application form.

Registration Renewal

Agency Fee:

$20

Due:

Annually by July 1.

City of Morgantown Municipal Business License

Agency:City of Morgantown (WV)

Initial Registration

Form:

General Application for Municipal Business License

Agency Fee:

$20; Additional fees for selling alcohol and street vending listed on the application form.(No fee for nonprofits)

Registration Renewal

Agency Fee:

$20 (No fee for nonprofits)

Due:

Annually by July 1.

City of Ranson Municipal Business License

Agency:City of Ranson Department of Finance (WV)
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:No
Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?No

Initial Registration

Form:

Application for a Municipal Business License

Agency Fee:

Fees vary by business type. See application for details.

Registration Renewal

Agency Fee:

Fees vary by business type. See application for details.

Due:

Annually by June 30.

Notes:

A new license number is issued each year upon renewal.

City of Wheeling General Business License

Agency:City of Wheeling (WV)

Initial Registration

Form:

Business License Application Form

Agency Fee:

$15

Registration Renewal

Agency Fee:

$15

Due:

Annually by June 30.

Huntington Business License

Agency:City of Huntinton Finance Division (WV)

Initial Registration

Form:

Business License Application

Agency Fee:

$20; Additional fees based on business type listed on the application form.

Registration Renewal

Agency Fee:

$20; Additional fees based on business type listed on the application form.

Due:

Annually by June 30.

Notes:

A business license renewal will be sent out around the first of June each year.

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