License Directory

Apply for or Renew Business Licenses
In an effort to protect public safety, in-person customer service at Excise and Licenses is being offered by appointment only. Please visit our appointments website to make an appointment. All license applications not available online, may be submitted via email during this health crisis. Please visit our email application process webpage for more information on how to submit email applications. For instructions on how to pay your invoice, please go to our online payment process webpage.
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Excise and Licenses will not offer fingerprinting services on site. Please visit our Fingerprinting webpage which offers information on fingerprinting services authorized by Colorado Applicant Background Services.


If your business license and or type of business is not listed below, you may not need a Denver business license from our agency. If you are a contractor and need a license, visit the Community Planning & Development site, or visit the State of Colorado for state business licensing requirements.