NEW: 2024-2025 Texas Business Licenses & Permits Guide

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New Texas Business Licenses & Permits Guide

The 2024-2025 Texas Business Licenses & Permits Guide is now available! The guide is provided by the Business Permit Office in the Texas Economic Development & Tourism Office. 

This comprehensive permit guide is the first stop for those looking to start a new business in Texas. It offers a listing of state permits that may be required to operate a business enterprise in the state, including requirements for more than 300 business types. 

The guide is designed to direct aspiring business owners to the appropriate state resources that can address any business permitting need. 

With more than 17,000 downloads each year, this guide is one of the most popular resources for inquiring small business owners! We hope that you will find the 2024-2025 edition of the Texas Business Licenses & Permits Guide helpful in starting your new entrepreneurial endeavor in the Lone Star State. 

Download the guide below and please don’t hesitate to contact our Business Permit Office at 512-936-0100 for further information or assistance, or visit our website at

Wishing you all of the best in the new year!

Download the Guide


In case you missed it...

If you missed any prior Governor's Small Business Summit or Webinar Series, you can watch recordings, highlight videos, keynote sessions and full panel sessions on our YouTube channel. You can also find photos from events on our Facebook page. Visit our website and connect with us on social media as we announce events and webinar dates for 2024!