Business Licenses

The Business License Division issues licenses and accepts renewals of Licenses for certain specified Maryland businesses located within Prince George's County. To find out whether you are required to obtain a business license from the Clerk's Office go to State of Maryland Business License Information System (BLIS).

Business license information may also be obtained from the Office of the Clerk of the Circuit Court, Licensing Division.

Online Resources
For more information on business licenses and opening a Maryland business, please visit the following sites:
  • Business License Information System (includes startup information and an alphabetized list of all State licenses and permits)
  • Comptroller of Maryland - Business Information and Services (includes business license tips, frequently asked questions, employer withholding information, tax registration