Apply for or Renew Business Licenses
In an effort to protect public safety, in-person customer service at Excise and Licenses is being offered by appointment only. Please visit our Appointments website to make an appointment. All license application not available online can be submitted via email during this health crisis. Please visit our Email Application Process page for more information on submitting email applications.
For questions, please email email@example.com or call 311.
Excise and Licenses will not offer fingerprinting services on site. The website offers information on fingerprinting services authorized by Colorado Applicant Background Services.
Effective January 1, 2020, the state Marijuana Enforcement Division will require cannabis consumption establishments to submit a state Marijuana Hospitality Business License Application. However, please note: Denver has not created a local hospitality license. Therefore, Denver cannabis consumption establishments and cannabis consumption special events will continue to be governed by the city’s ordinances and Rules Governing Marijuana Designated Consumption Areas. Even if a state Marijuana Hospitality Business Licenses is obtained, Denver businesses cannot exercise the privileges granted by the state’s marijuana hospitality business license in the absence of a corresponding local license. If you have questions about Denver’s cannabis consumption establishment and special event licenses or the state’s marijuana hospitality licenses, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org