About The License Collector's Office

Overview of the role of the License Collector's Office in the City of St. Louis.

Welcome to the City of St. Louis, Missouri, License Collector’s home page. This home page is our way of explaining how you can obtain a business license for the City of St. Louis.
City ordinances require that all businesses operating in the City of St. Louis must obtain a business license. The License Collector’s Office is generally the first stop a business owner makes when initiating activity within the City of St. Louis. Our desire is to make this process as user-friendly as possible.
The City of St. Louis has many different types of business licenses.  
  • Review our Business License Information page
  • Scan the general business list and find your business type
  • Click on your business type and review our requirements, costs and documents needed to obtain a business license for the City of St. Louis. 
  • Bring all required information to the License Collector’s Office, Room 104 of City Hall, located at Market and Tucker Blvd. 
We want to help you secure your business license. 

If you have any questions pertaining to this process, please do not hesitate to contact my office.
We hope that this service will help you to obtain the information that you need.
Mavis T. Thompson, Esq.
License Collector 

What Customers Are Saying...

License Collector's Office receives an A+ in customer service

"what a wonderful staff. Courteous, friendly and professional. I commend Yvonne Crosby for an outstanding attitude and service."
"I had to resolve an issue with my business license, everyone was amazing and even offered to call the state of Missouri for me!!! 
"Great service"
"Fast service"
"They really helped me to do it right!"

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