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Business Registration Information

Information about business registration in Albuquerque.

What We Do

The Business Registration Section of the Planning Department is responsible for carrying out the duties described in the Business Registration Ordinance for the City of Albuquerque. The ordinance requires that all businesses apply for and pay a business registration fee for each outlet, branch, location, or place of business within the municipal limits of the city prior to engaging in business.

How We Serve You

The Business Registration Section staff processes all applications for registrations. Our staff is also happy to assist with any questions you may have while proceeding through the business registration, renewal or cancellation process. We are available in person at the Planning Department's One Stop Shop located at 600 2nd Street NW in Downtown or via phone at (505) 768-3391. Our goal is to make the process easy and efficient for you as we understand that business owners are often busy and short on time. To do that, we offer the following services:

*Attention: The Planning Department has switched to a fully online service for registering your business, renewing your business registration, changing your business address and closing your business. All these services must now be done from our online service portal.

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