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Licenses and Permits

Licenses and Permits

Licenses and Permits

Required Licenses and Permits for New Jersey Businesses

If you are a registered business in New Jersey, your company or members of your staff may be required to hold professional or occupational licenses. You may also need construction or safety permits as well as environmental licenses for certain business activities. The New Jersey Business Action Center makes it easy for you to find the State licenses and permits you need by providing the following links all in one place for your convenience. You will find New Jersey's common permits, licenses and certifications below.

Not yet registered as a business in New Jersey? Go first to Starting a Business to register your business, and then return to this page for licensing and permitting requirements. Of course, if you have any questions about NJ licenses and permits, don't hesitate to contact a Business Advocate at the New Jersey Business Action Center. Call us at 866.534.7789 Monday-Friday from 8am-5pm. We're ready to help you!

Frequently Requested Licenses & Registrations

Occupational Licensing & Certificate

Environmental Licenses and Permits

Construction Permits and Safety Information

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The New Jersey Business Action Center (NJBAC) is a business-first business advocacy team within the NJ Department of State, dedicated to solving problems and maximizing growth opportunities. Whether you are an entrepreneur, own a business on "Main Street", are located on a corporate campus, or interested in expanding your products and services through export, we're here for you.

"We are from state government and we are here to help your business grow!"

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