All Other Business License Types Application

Please review the appropriate check lists below as all incomplete applications will be returned unprocessed.
Click on Your Business Type for an Application Check List:
  1. Construction Contracting
  2. Restaurants & Bars
  3. Retail
  4. Amusement
  5. Mobile Food Vendors
  6. Assisted living - Group Homes
  7. Coin-operated Machines
  8. Secondhand - Pawn
  9. Special Events - Promotion
  10. Special Events - Vendors
  11. Professional Services

Business Licensing for Construction Contracting Businesses

Includes developers, speculative builders, general contractors, contractors, subcontractors, owner-builders, and handyman; the City of Surprise contracting transaction privilege tax rate is 3.7%.

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Application Checklist:

  • Copy of the transaction privilege tax (TPT) license issued by Arizona Department of Revenue (to obtain one; submit an Arizona Joint Tax Application to the Arizona Department of Revenue).
  • If non-sole proprietor provide copy of the first page of the Articles of Organization filed with the Arizona Corporation Commission (or another state).
  • Copy of contractor’s licenses issued by the AZ Registrar of Contractors.
  • Licensing Eligibility Requirement Form (sole proprietor) along with copy of selected ID (front and back).
  • Complete pages 2, 3, 4, and 6 or 7 of application.
  • All home based businesses located in the City of Surprise must submit a completed Supplemental Business Information section F - 4 of the business license application (page 5).