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In some states, we file within 24 hours, however, in most states here's the average time it takes to get the licenses.
1. DBA Fictitious Name filing - In most states - averages from 3 to 5 Business Days.
2. The filing of a Business License Varies - average time 4 to 8 business days - could take longer.
3. Fed Tax ID number, take 1 hour to 24 hours.
4. State Tax id number varies from 1 to 5 business Days.
5. To get a Seller’s permit, it may take 3 to 5 business days.
6. LLC and corporation may take longer but can be done in 1-2 days in some states.
|State||Avg. Time / Max Time||Rush (1-3 Days)|
|Alabama||12 1/2 weeks||4 weeks|
|Alaska||7-10 Business days||2-3 Business days|
|Arizona||5-6 weeks||4-8 business days|
|Arkansas||2 weeks||7 business days|
|California||5-7 Business days||1-2 Business Days|
|Colorado||3 business days||1-2 Business Days|
|Connecticut||4-5 weeks||2-3 Business days|
|Delaware||10-15 Business days||1-2 Business Days|
|DC||2 weeks||2-3 Business day|
|Florida||10-15 Business days||5-7 Business days|
|Georgia||15-20 business days||2-3 Business days|
|Hawaii||3-5 business days||1-3 business days|
|Idaho||5-10 business days||1-2 Business Days|
|Illinois||4 Business days||2 Business days|
|Indiana||3-5 business days||1-2 Business Days|
|Iowa||3 weeks||5-7 Business days|
|Kansas||3-5 business days||1-2 Business Days|
|Kentucky||3-4 business days||2 Business days|
|Louisiana||15-20 business days||7-10 Business days|
|Maine||3 weeks||2 Business days|
|Maryland||10-12 weeks||7-10 Business days|
|Massachusetts||7 business days||2 Business days|
|Michigan||7-10 business days||2 Business days|
|Minnesota||7 business days||5 business days|
|Mississippi||3 business days||1-2 Business Days|
|Missouri||7-10 business days||2 Business days|
|Montana||10 business days||1-2 Business Days|
|Nebraska||10 business days||7 business days|
|Nevada||3-5 business days||2 Business days|
|New Hampshire||4-5 weeks||3-4 weeks|
|New Jersey||3-4 business days||2 Business days|
|New Mexico||3-4 weeks||2 Business days|
|New York||2-3 weeks||3 Business days|
|North Carolina||5-7 Business days||1-2 Business Days|
|North Dakota||3 weeks||2 Weeks|
|Ohio||3-7 business days||2 Business days|
|Oklahoma||5 Business Days||2-3 Business days|
|Oregon||7 business days||2 Business days|
|Pennsylvania||15-20 business days||7-10 Business days|
|Rhode Island||5 Business Days||2 Business days|
|South Carolina||4 weeks||10-15 Business days|
|South Dakota||3 weeks||7-10 Business days|
|Tennessee||5 Business Days||3 Business days|
|Texas||10 business days||3-5 business day|
|Utah||4 weeks||10-12 Business days|
|Vermont||7 business days||3-5 business days|
|Virginia||3 business days||2 Business days|
|Washington||2-4 Business days||2 Business days|
|West Virginia||4 weeks||10-15 Business days|
|Wisconsin||5-7 Business days||1-2 Business Days|
|Wyoming||7-10 business days||3-5 business days|
Submit a form with your business information.
Select the permits you need.
Submit the form and pay for the services.
We will obtain the permit and mail and or email them to you.
All business permit also called a license, business tax registration or home occupation permit.
All wholesalers, retailers and wholesale buyers need a seller's permit.
An LLC is an legal entity structure. It will protect both your personal and business assets.
Users of a trade name, must register the name with a Doing Business As, (DBA) certificate.
All businesses need an EIN and a business permit.
2. All businesses need to select an entity type and be a sole owner, partnership, LLC or Corporation.
3. All businesses that buy or sell wholesale or retail need a seller's permit.
4. All businesses that will hire employees need a state employer ID Number.
Where and How to obtain the permits
You can obtain all the permits here. As a business, you will need at least a business permit, an EIN permit, a seller's permit if you are buying / selling wholesale or selling retail, a state EIN if you are hiring and an LLC, DBA, or Corporation if you want to become a corporate entity or simply register your assumed trade firm name.
How Do I obtain a business permit for my small business?
You need to know the requirements first. For example, there are permits on the federal, state, county and city levels. For instance, hygiene related businesses must go thru the county while others thru the state only or the city. Still others, they may have to have federal permitting. Finally, keep in mind that home and online businesses need permits.
Learn more about the different permits
When starting a business and getting permits, you need to know how to fill out the business permit application. For example, some businesses must select the type of structure when filling out the permit application. Being a home business may require you to get a home occupation permit and or a business permit.