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)
Fact Checked:11/15/19

Initial Registration

Form:

Business Registration Application

Agency Fee:

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

Fact Checked:11/15/19

Registration Renewal

Agency Fee:

$20

Due:

Annually by July 1.

Fact Checked:11/15/19

City of Morgantown Municipal Business License

Agency:City of Morgantown (WV)
Fact Checked:11/15/19

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)

Fact Checked:11/15/19

Registration Renewal

Agency Fee:

$20 (No fee for nonprofits)

Due:

Annually by July 1.

Fact Checked:11/15/19

City of Wheeling General Business License

Agency:City of Wheeling (WV)
Fact Checked:11/15/19

Initial Registration

Form:

Business License Application Form

Agency Fee:

$15

Fact Checked:11/15/19

Registration Renewal

Agency Fee:

$15

Due:

Annually by June 30.

Fact Checked:11/15/19

Huntington Business License

Agency:City of Huntinton Finance Division (WV)
Fact Checked:11/15/19

Initial Registration

Form:

Business License Application

Agency Fee:

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

Fact Checked:11/15/19

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.

Fact Checked:11/15/19

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