Q: What is the cost for a license or registration?
The annual business license fee is $35.00 except for the following types of business that are $50.00:
Itinerant Salespersons, Vendors (must pay in cash and if selling food must obtain a food service license from state)
Auto, Tourist, RV, Camps and Campgrounds
Boarding Houses, Motels, Hotels and B&Bs
Pinball, Video, Jukebox and other token games
There is no fee for non-profit organizations but we suggest you register.
Q: How do I renew my license?
A: Each year on the anniversary of your license, you will be sent a renewal form in the mail. Review the form for correctness, sign and submit the form with your fee. A new license will be mailed to you. You can also pay your fee in person at the CDD office, 1000 Central Avenue, Suite 150.
Q: What if my Physical Address has changed?
A: If your business moves to a new location you must cancel your existing license and submit an application for the new location.
Q. What if my Mailing Address or Phone Number changes?
A: Please update that information on your renewal form. And you can contact our office anytime at (505) 662-8120.
Q. What if I am no longer doing business in Los Alamos County?
A: If your business closes, please contact us. You can return the renewal form with a written statement informing us of the closure. Please also sign and date the form.
Q: What if I sell the business?
A: If you sell the business close the present business license. The new owner must apply for a license with all of their information.
Business Licenses are Non-Transferrable