Delaware Business License Information

Important Point:

  • A business license is required for certain types of businesses in Delaware.

How to Get a Business License in Delaware:

  • Visit the One Stop Business Registration & Licensing website to register your business entity, apply for a Federal Employer Identification number, and purchase your State of Delaware business license.
  • Contact your local city or county government offices for specific zoning, permitting, and licensing regulations.
  • Certain professions also need to obtain a license with the Delaware Division of Professional Regulations. See their website for a list of applicable professions.

Delaware State Sales Tax:

  • Delaware has no sales tax on consumers
  • There is tax on gross receipt of most businesses.
    • Business and occupational license tax rate ranges from 0.096% to 1.92%. Click here for more details.

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