Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Get answers to common questions and more specific situations about all kinds of businesses.

What licenses will I need for my new business?

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.

Consult the Licensing and Certification Guide to determine if your business requires a license.

Additional permit/compliance resources, as well as Starter Kits for common business types with information on licensing and certification, are available on the New Jersey Business Portal.

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