State business licenses are issued by the Henry County Probate Judge’s Office which are valid for a fiscal year, October 1 through September 30. Licenses must be renewed by November 1 to avoid penalties and interest charges. Remember certain businesses dealing with food and beverages must obtain a Health Department Inspection Certificate. The State of Alabama Business handbook is available click on the link below to view:

Alabama Business Handbook

Frequently Asked Questions:

Q: What documents do I need to bring in order to renew my business license?
A: You need to bring your EIN number as well as last year’s business license.

Q: What document do I need to bring to file for a business license for the first time?
A: You do not need to bring any documents. You just need to be able to answer in-depth questions about your business.