Business Licensing

Business Licensing is available via email or telephone (406) 552-6060 - Mon-Fri 10am to 2pm.

     *Due to high call volumes - email is highly recommended - but we will respond to all voice mail messages.

A searchable report of business licenses issued and/or renewed is available in the permitting and licensing portal.

View How to Register and Renew Your Business License Online

View the Business License Fee Schedule (PDF).

Fillable Business License Applications
Fillable forms are PDFs that are available in electronic format, allowing the applicant to fill in the required fields directly from their computer or phone. Only the fields required at the time of submission are available to be filled in electronically. Additional information may be collected at processing.
Please note that some browers like firefox may not support the fillable format - and that you may need to download a free Adobe App to facilitate using your phone to complete fillable forms: Adobe app instructions

When finished - please save the form and email it to
  1. General Business License
  2. Construction Contractor License
  3. Mobile / Itinerant Vendor
  4. Commercial Rental License
  5. Liquor LicenSe
  6. Medical Marijuana License
  7. Smart911 Facility

General Business License

Most businesses fall into this category. If you are providing goods or services in the City of Missoula that does not involve construction, commercial rentals or liquor, you will need a General Business License. A background check (PDF) is required for all owners and employees who go onto residential property for any purpose.

Business License Application (PDF)

Wastewater Classification Survey (FIllable PDF) *Must accompany all commercial location applications

*For all Home-based businesses located within Missoula City or County: Please fill out the Home Occupation Additional Info (PDF) Form and submit along with your application.