Due to a convention being held in Denver this week, Excise & Licenses is experiencing extremely long wait times. Please plan accordingly.
Welcome to the Denver Business Licensing Center, the official website for the Department of Excise and Licenses. Information regarding Sales Tax ,FDA, Lodger's, Occupational Privilege Tax, Special Event Sales Tax, Telecommunication Business Tax, and or Property Tax; please contact the Treasury. If you do not see your type of business on our index, we cannot issue a license to you.
201 West Colfax Avenue
Room 2.H.9, Department 206
Denver, CO 80202
Dial (720) 913-1311 (if calling from outside of the City and County of Denver)
Office Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 4:00p.m., Monday through Friday only, no weekend hours. Please be in lobby by 3:00p.m. to be served the same day.
Compliments or Complaints?
If you have a complaint, compliment or concern about a business operating in Denver, please complete the Business License Compliment Form and return it to our Department. We will investigate any complaint regarding the business licenses that we issue for the City and County of Denver.