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Starting a Business in Santa Fe

Starting a Business in Santa Fe

For assistance with business license and a business tax identification numbers, state gross receipts or CRS numbers, the application process and inspections contact the Business Ombudsman Office at (505) 955-6912.

For a business license and an approved certificate of occupancy in Santa Fe, call the city building inspectors at (505) 955-6646 to schedule an appointment. You will need to fill out an application at City Hall, 200 Lincoln Avenue, Santa Fe 87501. New businesses need both a federal ID number and a state gross receipts number. (505) 955-6551

We strongly recommend visiting the SBDC and SCORE for additional information about business start-ups.

Tax number applications (no fee) are available from the New Mexico Taxation and Revenue Department at 1100 South St. Francis Dr, Santa Fe 87502-5374, (505) 827-0700 or

Specific industries may require state licenses from the Regulation and Licensing Department at (505) 476-4500 or

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