Wisconsin 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 Wisconsin.

Wisconsin State Licensing Agencies

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

  • Accounting Examining Board
  • Department of Financial Institutions
  • Department of Financial Institutions - Division of Banking
  • Department of Financial Institutions (DFI) - Corporation Section
  • Department of Revenue
  • Department of Safety and Professional Services
  • Examining Board of Architects, Landscape Architects, Professional Engineers, Designers and Professional Land Surveyors
  • Office of the Commissioner of Insurance
  • Pharmacy Examining Board
  • Secretary of State

Wisconsin Local Business Licences

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

County / Parish

  • Adams County
  • Ashland County
  • Barron County
  • Bayfield County
  • Brown County
  • Buffalo County
  • Burnett County
  • Calumet County
  • Chippewa County
  • Clark County
  • Columbia County
  • Crawford County
  • Dane County
  • Dodge County
  • Door County
  • Douglas County
  • Dunn County
  • Eau Claire County
  • Florence County
  • Fond du Lac County
  • Forest County
  • Grant County
  • Green County
  • Green Lake County
  • Iowa County
  • Iron County
  • Jackson County
  • Jefferson County
  • Juneau County
  • Kenosha County
  • Kewaunee County
  • La Crosse County
  • Lafayette County
  • Langlade County
  • Lincoln County
  • Manitowoc County
  • Marathon County
  • Marinette County
  • Marquette County
  • Menominee County
  • Milwaukee County
  • Monroe County
  • Oconto County
  • Oneida County
  • Outagamie County
  • Ozaukee County
  • Pepin County
  • Pierce County
  • Polk County
  • Portage County
  • Price County
  • Racine County
  • Richland County
  • Rock County
  • Rusk County
  • Sauk County
  • Sawyer County
  • Shawano County
  • Sheboygan County
  • St. Croix County
  • Taylor County
  • Trempealeau County
  • Vernon County
  • Vilas County
  • Walworth County
  • Washburn County
  • Washington County
  • Waukesha County
  • Waupaca County
  • Waushara County
  • Winnebago County
  • Wood County

City / Borough / Municipality / Neighborhood

  • Abbotsford
  • Abrams
  • Adams
  • Afton
  • Albany
  • Algoma
  • Allenton
  • Allouez
  • Alma
  • Alma Center
  • Almond
  • Altoona
  • Amberg
  • Amery
  • Amherst
  • Antigo
  • Appleton
  • Arcadia
  • Arena
  • Argyle
  • Arlington
  • Ashippun
  • Ashland
  • Ashwaubenon
  • Athens
  • Auburndale
  • Augusta
  • Avoca
  • Bagley
  • Baldwin
  • Balsam Lake
  • Bangor
  • Baraboo
  • Barneveld
  • Barron
  • Bassett
  • Bayfield
  • Bayside
  • Bear Creek
  • Beaver Dam
  • Belgium
  • Belleville
  • Bellevue
  • Belmont
  • Beloit
  • Benton
  • Berlin
  • Big Bend
  • Birchwood
  • Black Earth
  • Black River Falls
  • Blair
  • Blanchardville
  • Blenker
  • Bloomer
  • Blue Mounds
  • Blue River
  • Bonduel
  • Boscobel
  • Boulder Junction
  • Bowler
  • Boyceville
  • Briggsville
  • Brillion
  • Bristol
  • Brodhead
  • Brokaw
  • Brookfield
  • Brown Deer
  • Brownsville
  • Bruce
  • Brussels
  • Burlington
  • Butler
  • Butternut
  • Cable
  • Cadott
  • Caledonia
  • Cambria
  • Cambridge
  • Cameron
  • Camp Douglas
  • Camp Lake
  • Campbellsport
  • Cascade
  • Casco
  • Cashton
  • Cassville
  • Cazenovia
  • Cedar Grove
  • Cedarburg
  • Centuria
  • Chetek
  • Chilton
  • Chippewa Falls
  • Clayton
  • Clear Lake
  • Cleveland
  • Clinton
  • Clintonville
  • Cochrane
  • Colby
  • Coleman
  • Colfax
  • Coloma
  • Columbus
  • Combined Locks
  • Coon Valley
  • Cornell
  • Cottage Grove
  • Crandon
  • Crivitz
  • Cross Plains
  • Cuba City
  • Cudahy
  • Cumberland
  • Dallas
  • Darlington
  • De Pere
  • De Soto
  • Deerfield
  • DeForest
  • Delafield
  • Delavan
  • Denmark
  • Dodgeville
  • Dorchester
  • Dousman
  • Downsville
  • Dresser
  • Drummond
  • Durand
  • Eagle
  • Eagle River
  • East Troy
  • Eau Claire
  • Eden
  • Edgar
  • Edgerton
  • Elcho
  • Eleva
  • Elk Mound
  • Elkhart Lake
  • Elkhorn
  • Ellsworth
  • Elm Grove
  • Elmwood
  • Elroy
  • Endeavor
  • Evansville
  • Fairwater
  • Fall Creek
  • Fall River
  • Fennimore
  • Fifield
  • Fish Creek
  • Fitchburg
  • Florence
  • Fond du Lac
  • Fontana-on-Geneva Lake
  • Forestville
  • Fort Atkinson
  • Fountain City
  • Fox Point
  • Francis Creek
  • Franklin
  • Franksville
  • Frederic
  • Fredonia
  • Freedom
  • Friendship
  • Galesville
  • Gays Mills
  • Germantown
  • Gillett
  • Gilman
  • Gilmanton
  • Glendale
  • Glenwood City
  • Glidden
  • Goodman
  • Grafton
  • Grand Marsh
  • Granton
  • Grantsburg
  • Green Bay
  • Green Lake
  • Greendale
  • Greenfield
  • Greenville
  • Greenwood
  • Hales Corners
  • Hammond
  • Hancock
  • Hartford
  • Hartland
  • Hawkins
  • Hayward
  • Hazel Green
  • Helenville
  • Hewitt
  • Highland
  • Hilbert
  • Hillsboro
  • Holcombe
  • Holmen
  • Horicon
  • Hortonville
  • Howard
  • Howards Grove
  • Hubertus
  • Hudson
  • Hurley
  • Hustisford
  • Independence
  • Iola
  • Iron Ridge
  • Iron River
  • Jackson
  • Janesville
  • Jefferson
  • Johnson Creek
  • Juda
  • Junction City
  • Juneau
  • Kaukauna
  • Kenosha
  • Keshena
  • Kewaskum
  • Kewaunee
  • Kiel
  • Kimberly
  • Kohler
  • Kronenwetter
  • La Crosse
  • La Farge
  • La Valle
  • Lac du Flambeau
  • Ladysmith
  • Lake Delton
  • Lake Geneva
  • Lake Mills
  • Lancaster
  • Land O' Lakes
  • Lannon
  • Laona
  • Lebanon
  • Lena
  • Little Chute
  • Livingston
  • Lodi
  • Lomira
  • Lowell
  • Loyal
  • Luck
  • Luxemburg
  • Madison
  • Manawa
  • Manitowish Waters
  • Manitowoc
  • Maple
  • Marathon
  • Marinette
  • Marion
  • Markesan
  • Marshall
  • Marshfield
  • Mauston
  • Mayville
  • Mazomanie
  • McFarland
  • Medford
  • Mellen
  • Melrose
  • Menasha
  • Menomonee Falls
  • Menomonie
  • Mequon
  • Mercer
  • Merrill
  • Merrillan
  • Merrimac
  • Merton
  • Middleton
  • Milltown
  • Milton
  • Milwaukee
  • Mineral Point
  • Minocqua
  • Minong
  • Mishicot
  • Mondovi
  • Monroe
  • Montello
  • Monticello
  • Mosinee
  • Mount Calvary
  • Mount Horeb
  • Mount Pleasant
  • Mukwonago
  • Muscoda
  • Muskego
  • Nashotah
  • Necedah
  • Neenah
  • Neillsville
  • Nekoosa
  • Neosho
  • New Auburn
  • New Berlin
  • New Franken
  • New Glarus
  • New Holstein
  • New Lisbon
  • New London
  • New Richmond
  • Newburg
  • Newton
  • Niagara
  • North Lake
  • North Prairie
  • Norwalk
  • Oak Creek
  • Oakdale
  • Oakfield
  • Oconomowoc
  • Oconto
  • Oconto Falls
  • Okauchee
  • Omro
  • Onalaska
  • Oneida
  • Ontario
  • Oostburg
  • Oregon
  • Orfordville
  • Osceola
  • Oshkosh
  • Osseo
  • Owen
  • Oxford
  • Packwaukee
  • Paddock Lake
  • Palmyra
  • Pardeeville
  • Park Falls
  • Patch Grove
  • Pembine
  • Pepin
  • Peshtigo
  • Pewaukee
  • Phelps
  • Phillips
  • Pine River
  • Pittsville
  • Plain
  • Plainfield
  • Platteville
  • Pleasant Prairie
  • Plover
  • Plum City
  • Plymouth
  • Port Washington
  • Port Wing
  • Portage
  • Potosi
  • Potter
  • Poy Sippi
  • Poynette
  • Prairie du Chien
  • Prairie du Sac
  • Prairie Farm
  • Prentice
  • Prescott
  • Princeton
  • Pulaski
  • Racine
  • Randolph
  • Random Lake
  • Redgranite
  • Reedsburg
  • Reedsville
  • Rhinelander
  • Rib Lake
  • Rice Lake
  • Richfield
  • Richland Center
  • Rio
  • Ripon
  • River Falls
  • Rochester
  • Rosendale
  • Rosholt
  • Rothschild
  • Rubicon
  • Saint Cloud
  • Saint Croix Falls
  • Saint Francis
  • Salem
  • Sauk City
  • Saukville
  • Schofield
  • Seneca
  • Seymour
  • Sharon
  • Shawano
  • Sheboygan
  • Sheboygan Falls
  • Shell Lake
  • Sherwood
  • Shiocton
  • Shorewood
  • Shullsburg
  • Silver Lake
  • Sinsinawa
  • Siren
  • Slinger
  • Solon Springs
  • Somerset
  • South Milwaukee
  • South Wayne
  • Sparta
  • Spencer
  • Spooner
  • Spring Green
  • Spring Valley
  • Stanley
  • Stevens Point
  • Stockbridge
  • Stockholm
  • Stoughton
  • Stratford
  • Strum
  • Sturgeon Bay
  • Sturtevant
  • Suamico
  • Sullivan
  • Sun Prairie
  • Superior
  • Suring
  • Sussex
  • Taylor
  • Thiensville
  • Thorp
  • Three Lakes
  • Tichigan
  • Tigerton
  • Tisch Mills
  • Tomah
  • Tomahawk
  • Tony
  • Trevor
  • Turtle Lake
  • Twin Lakes
  • Two Rivers
  • Union Grove
  • Valders
  • Van Dyne
  • Verona
  • Vesper
  • Village of Pewaukee
  • Viola
  • Viroqua
  • Wabeno
  • Wales
  • Walworth
  • Washburn
  • Washington
  • Waterloo
  • Watertown
  • Waukesha
  • Waunakee
  • Waupaca
  • Waupun
  • Wausau
  • Wausaukee
  • Wautoma
  • Wauwatosa
  • Wauzeka
  • Webster
  • West Allis
  • West Bend
  • West Milwaukee
  • West Salem
  • Westby
  • Westfield
  • Weston
  • Weyauwega
  • Weyerhaeuser
  • White Lake
  • Whitefish Bay
  • Whitehall
  • Whitelaw
  • Whitewater
  • Wild Rose
  • Williams Bay
  • Wilmot
  • Wilson
  • Windsor
  • Winneconne
  • Winter
  • Wisconsin Dells
  • Wisconsin Rapids
  • Wittenberg
  • Wonewoc
  • Woodruff
  • Woodville
  • Wrightstown
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