Register or Renew a Business

Please note Permits and Business Registration are available online at City of Las Cruces Citizen Portal. Online services include:

  • Application submittal for both permits and businesses 
  • Checking status of your project- permits
  • Inspection requests 
  • Payment submittal

For questions please email: or call 575-528-3059.

Business Guidelines

Renew or apply for a business registration or license through the online City of Las Cruces Citizen Portal.

Registration types may include: 

  • Home Occupation
  • Commercial
  • Special/Temporary
  • Liquor License
  • Securities and Door-to-Door Solicitation (only accepted by in office applications)

Getting Started Guide to Apply for a License, Register or Renew a Business

  1. Prerequisites:  
  2. Obtain a copy of your NM State Tax ID/CRS Number Certificate, 
  3. Confirm your address is a valid address with the City
  4. Visit the City of Las Cruces Citizen Portal
  5. Register for an account (step-by-step instructions are found below in Resources) 
  6. Login with a username and password
  7. Click on the Licenses tab at the top, then click on the Apply for a License option, read related instructions, accept the General Disclaimer, and continue through the application process by selecting Continue Application until you have finished the application

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