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Business Licenses


It is important to understand and adhere to the regulations of the Federal Government, State and City as you begin your practice. Most cities require a license to open a new business. The licensing process often include inspections, fees and acknowledgement of the rules and regulations for the city and state. Business licenses expire; so if your area requires one, be sure to plan accordingly for its renewal. In Cheyenne, Wyoming, clinicians do not need a business license to begin a mental health private but each city is different. The establishments below are helpful in researching requirements in your city to establish the new business.


  • Office of the Secretary of State
  • City Clerk Department
  • Regional Branch of the Small Business Administration
  • Chamber of Commerce

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