West Virginia Business Licenses

We help you obtain and maintain licenses for your business or nonprofit nationwide

General West Virginia Guides & Resources

These guides provide detailed, step-by-step instructions for starting a business or nonprofit, registering with state authorities, and establishing a compliant organization.

Business Resources:

Construction License

Get your West Virginia construction licenses. Harbor Compliance assists with initial and renewal registrations in every state.

How to Form an LLC

Total cost, time, and step-by-step instructions to form a limited liability company in West Virginia. Do it yourself or purchase our formation service.

How to Incorporate

Total cost, time, and step-by-step instructions on how to incorporate in West Virginia. Do it yourself or purchase our incorporation service.

Licensing Resources

West Virginia Business Licensing Guides and Information.

Start a Business

Total time, cost, and paperwork to start your business in West Virginia today! Our affordable formation services are state-specific.

Nonprofit Resources:

How to Start a Nonprofit Organization

Total cost, time, and how to start a nonprofit in West Virginia. Instruction and services to assist with your non-profit formation.

Nonprofit Compliance

Comprehensive solutions (and free resources) to help manage your fundraising, tax exemption, license renewals, and other nonprofit compliance activities in West Virginia, and across the US.


West Virginia Business Licenses for Regulated Industries

Our licensing guides provide a wealth of information including requirements, filing instructions, fees, timelines to licensure, and more for a range of industries and activities.


West Virginia Corporate Filings

These web pages provide detailed information on state filings required to form an entity, register a name, gain authority to operate, maintain good standing, and more.


West Virginia Tax Filings

Find the information you need to register for state taxes or seek tax exemptions.


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
  • 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

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  • 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

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  • 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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