Business License Information Center

IASourceLink helps small businesses in Iowa grow and succeed. IASourceLink provides entrepreneurs and small businesses with free, easy access to the help they need - when they need it. IASourceLink connects Iowa entrepreneurs to a network of 320+ nonprofit resource organizations that provide business-building services. The Iowa Economic Development Authority facilitate the linking of these resource organizations to one another and to established, emerging and start-up small businesses.

Need help planning your business or registering your company? Iowa does not have a “general business license”. Licensing and other compliance requirements are based on the specific nature of your business or professional occupation. IASourceLink can assist you with a comprehensive license search engine and with personalized assistance to help identify your compliance requirements. Search on frequently requested licenses or by a keyword search.

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