I need a business license in Wyoming?
If you plan on doing business in the state of Wyoming,
you must meet state and local requirements
and obtain a license to do business. In most cases,
you will also need to apply for additional specialized
licensing or permits pertaining to your particular
What is the definition of “business”?
Most states consider a “business” if it either performs
a service or exchanges in trade for a profit.
What steps should I take to do business in
All business must:
A. have a Federal Employer’s I.D. or a Social Security
B. registered business name through the Secretary
of State, if an entity (corporation, LLC, etc.). This
can be done by choosing a business entity name and
address and filing online at http://soswy.state.wy.us/default.aspx
C. file for the state Sales and Use Tax License through
the Department of Revenue online or downloading the
D. Obtain State-issued permits and licenses. These
can be obtained by contacting the State of Wyoming
Business Permit Program Manager, located at 214 W. 15th Street, Cheyenne, Wyoming 82002. The phone number is (307) 777-2843 and the fax number is (307) 777-2838.
E. local licenses and permits may also be required.
THE LINKS TO YOUR CITY BELOW TO APPLY FOR A BUSINESS
What type of questions will be asked on the
Sales and Use Tax License application?
While filing the Sales and Use Tax License, you can
expect to be asked the following:
• ownership name
• date business first started
• business entity (Corporation, General Partnership,
• business address
• estimated monthly sales volume
• list of owners names and addresses
Are there local requirements?
It is important not to overlook the local requirements
when doing business in a city/county. Make sure you
contact your city to determine what licensing/permits
are also required.
Most cities/counties have an application for a business
license available online through the city website
or in person.
These may also include certain permits for occupations
not regulated at the state level, such as:
• Massage Therapists
• Private Investigators
• Security Guards
• Tattoo Artists
Is there a fee for applying?
The fees vary depending on city/county and type
of business application. They range anywhere from
$10 to $100.
Apply for a business
license now by visiting your city's website using
the links above.
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