To research business licenses and reports required in the State of North Dakota, see Business Reports, Forms and Licenses Required in the State of North Dakota
For answers to questions we can't answer, call the Business Hotline at Economic Development & Finance
Needing a professional license or certification of professional licensure?
ND State Boards & Commissions
Need to research a federal patent or trademark registration or have a desire to register?
United States Patent and Trademark Office
Need to research a federal copyright registration or have a desire to register?
United States Copyright Office
Need to do business in another jurisdiction? Locate business and UCC registries in other states and countries from the Jurisdictional Information link at International Association of Commercial Administrators (IACA).
For assistance starting, managing and growing your business
North Dakota Small Business Development Center (ND SBDC)
For information on the Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Program relating to certain highway construction projects, see the Department of Transportation’s DBE Program information
For tips on ways to secure customers’ most sensitive information, see the National Council for Safety, Protection and Wellness’s Protecting the Customer: A Guide to Consumer Data Security