West Virginia Licensing Resources

Find information about obtaining, maintaining, and amending a variety of West Virginia licenses and registrations.

Every state has different licensing and registration requirements for business entities and nonprofits, depending on the services they offer. On this page you'll find West Virginia-specific guides and resources dealing with entity formation, occupational licensing, tax filings, and a variety of other important compliance topics.

West Virginia State Licensing Agencies

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

  • Board of Accountancy
  • Board of Architects
  • Board of Landscape Architects
  • Board of Pharmacy
  • Board of Professional Surveyors
  • Board of Registration for Professional Engineers
  • Department of Health and Human Resources - Radiation, Toxics, & Indoor Air Division
  • Division of Labor
  • Division of Labor - Licensing Section
  • Fire Commission - Regulatory and Licensing Division
  • Offices of the Insurance Commissioner - Financial Conditions Division
  • Real Estate Commission
  • Secretary of State - Business and Licensing Division
  • Secretary of State - Charitable Organizations Division
  • State Tax Department
  • Workforce

West Virginia Local Business Licences

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

County / Parish

  • Barbour County
  • Berkeley County
  • Boone County
  • Braxton County
  • Brooke County
  • Cabell County
  • Calhoun County
  • Clay County
  • Doddridge County
  • Fayette County
  • Gilmer County
  • Grant County
  • Greenbrier County
  • Hampshire County
  • Hancock County
  • Hardy County
  • Harrison County
  • Jackson County
  • Jefferson County
  • Kanawha County
  • Lewis County
  • Lincoln County
  • Logan County
  • Marion County
  • Marshall County
  • Mason County
  • McDowell County
  • Mercer County
  • Mineral County
  • Mingo County
  • Monongalia County
  • Monroe County
  • Morgan County
  • Nicholas County
  • Ohio County
  • Pendleton County
  • Pleasants County
  • Pocahontas County
  • Preston County
  • Putnam County
  • Raleigh County
  • Randolph County
  • Ritchie County
  • Roane County
  • Summers County
  • Taylor County
  • Tucker County
  • Tyler County
  • Upshur County
  • Wayne County
  • Webster County
  • Wetzel County
  • Wirt County
  • Wood County
  • Wyoming County

City / Borough / Municipality / Neighborhood

  • Alderson
  • Alloy
  • Ansted
  • Baisden
  • Ballard
  • Barboursville
  • Beaver
  • Beckley
  • Belle
  • Berkeley Springs
  • Beverly
  • Bluefield
  • Brenton
  • Bridgeport
  • Brohard
  • Bruceton Mills
  • Buckhannon
  • Bunker Hill
  • Cameron
  • Cedar Grove
  • Ceredo
  • Chapmanville
  • Charles Town
  • Charleston
  • Chester
  • Clarksburg
  • Clay
  • Colliers
  • Craigsville
  • Cross Lanes
  • Culloden
  • Dailey
  • Daniels
  • Danville
  • Davis
  • Delbarton
  • Dunbar
  • Eleanor
  • Elizabeth
  • Elkins
  • Ellamore
  • Erbacon
  • Fairmont
  • Falling Waters
  • Farmington
  • Fayetteville
  • Flatwoods
  • Fort Ashby
  • Franklin
  • Gassaway
  • Gauley Bridge
  • Glenville
  • Grafton
  • Grantsville
  • Granville
  • Green Bank
  • Green Spring
  • Hamlin
  • Harpers Ferry
  • Harrisville
  • Hedgesville
  • Hinton
  • Huntington
  • Hurricane
  • Iaeger
  • Institute
  • Inwood
  • Itmann
  • Kenova
  • Kermit
  • Keyser
  • Keystone
  • Kingwood
  • Leckie
  • LeRoy
  • Lewisburg
  • Lindside
  • Logan
  • Lost City
  • Mabscott
  • Madison
  • Marlinton
  • Martinsburg
  • Middlebourne
  • Millville
  • Milton
  • Montgomery
  • Moorefield
  • Morgantown
  • Moundsville
  • Mount Clare
  • Mount Hope
  • Naoma
  • New Cumberland
  • New Martinsville
  • Newell
  • Nitro
  • Oak Hill
  • Oceana
  • Old Fields
  • Ona
  • Parkersburg
  • Parsons
  • Petersburg
  • Peterstown
  • Philippi
  • Pineville
  • Poca
  • Point Pleasant
  • Princeton
  • Prosperity
  • Rainelle
  • Ranson
  • Ravenswood
  • Red House
  • Reedsville
  • Richwood
  • Ripley
  • Romney
  • Ronceverte
  • Rupert
  • Saint Albans
  • Saint Marys
  • Scott Depot
  • Shady Spring
  • Shepherdstown
  • Shinnston
  • Snowshoe
  • Sophia
  • South Charleston
  • Spencer
  • Stephenson
  • Sugar Grove
  • Summersville
  • Sutton
  • Teays
  • Teays Valley
  • Thomas
  • Triadelphia
  • Tunnelton
  • Union
  • Valley Grove
  • Varney
  • Vienna
  • Washington
  • Wayne
  • Webster Springs
  • Weirton
  • Welch
  • Wellsburg
  • West Union
  • Weston
  • Wheeling
  • White Sulphur Springs
  • Williamson
  • Williamstown
  • Winfield
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