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Licenses and Permits

Licenses and Permits

NJ License and Certification Guide

Occupations and business activities often require some form of registration, license or certification by the state of New Jersey. The New Jersey License and Certification Guide is a document (PDF format) containing a listing of these requirements with the appropriate agency contact.

New Jersey License and Certification Guide [pdf 266k]

Notice: The information presented here is for advisory purposes only, and may not be a complete listing of what is required for a specific License, Permit or Certification. It is the responsibility and in the best interest of the individual or business to thoroughly investigate the latest document requirements. Please contact the appropriate State Agency listed for more information. In addition, all information on this site pertains exclusively to the requirements of the state of New Jersey. Municipal and County rules and regulations are not covered. Please contact the Municipal Clerk's Office in which your business are or will be located for more information.


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