Business Licensing/Registration Guide
This step-by-step Business Licensing/Registration Guide was created to assist anyone that plans on conducting business within the city of Bowling Green to successfully complete the necessary business registration requirements. This guide will aid businesses or individuals seeking an Occupational License, Business Registration, Transient Permit, Entertainment License, Consignment Shop License, Flea Market License or Alcohol License to operate or conduct business within the City limits of Bowling Green, KY. For your convenience this site has tried to give information and links to other agencies that may be needed when starting a business, but it is up to the business to contact those agencies to comply with any of their requirements or registrations prior to beginning business.
Please read through every step before starting your license process. We wish you much success.
Note: Some professions and careers (e.g., attorney, cosmetologists/barber, psychologist, massage therapist, mortician, day care, taxi cabs, etc. require additional State of Kentucky licensing or certification requirements. Please check with the specific department of the State of Kentucky in which your area of expertise may be handled. The state chapter of your professional association may be able to assist you regarding these additional requirements.
Contact information for all Warren County, State of Kentucky and Federal government departments referenced in the following steps are listed in this guide.