Salt Lake City


P.O. Box 145451, Salt Lake City, UT 84114-5451

Application Process

Where do I go to get a Business License?

Click here to apply online. We ONLY accept online applications.

You may come into our Office for assistance at a Kiosk by clicking here to schedule an appointment.

The office is closed all Federal and State Holidays.

What do I need to obtain a business license?

  • Completed the online application.
  • Pay licensing fees and have required inspections completed.
  • Registration with the Utah State Department of Commerce (Business Name, Corporation, LLC, Partnership)
  • State Sales Tax Number (if applicable)
  • Federal Tax ID Number (if applicable)

You can find the necessary information at these websites:

More Information

Can I operate a business from my home?

Per State Statue Salt Lake City Corporation does not require a business license if you are operating from your home unless the business causes an impact to your neighborhood.  Please contact to determine if the type of business you are operating requires a license.

Note -if you want an business license operating from your home you may obtain one by applying here.  In addition to applying online you will need to fill out this Home Occupation form completely sign both pages and upload during online application.