Rhode Island Resource Directory

A Guide to Services Associated with RI 2-1-1

Business Registration/Licensing

Code: DF-4500.1000

Programs that register newly formed businesses according to the legal status under which they will operate (e.g., for-profit and nonprofit corporations, limited liability companies, general and limited partnerships, franchises and sole proprietorships) as well as record and reserve their legal name; register business opportunities; and/or issue licenses or permits which provide written authorization for the operation of a business within a specific local jurisdiction.

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