Out of State Business Licenses


Businesses and practitioners of professions and occupations with no location or office in Georgia may apply for an Occupational Business Tax Certificate under the following conditions.

  • (a) If the largest volume of business within the state is in the City of Stonecrest.
  • (b) Has one or more employees or agents who exert substantial efforts within the jurisdiction of Stonecrest, for the purpose of soliciting business or serving customers or clients, or
  • (c) Owns personal or real property within Stonecrest and generates income.

All new and renewal applications must be submitted on our online portal. Applications fees are non-prorated and non-refundable. Please include all documents and notaries to avoid delaying the processing of your application. All renewal applications must be received by December 31st deadline.

Access our Online Portal or verify required forms and documents required in advance for your convenience. Please do not Register and Apply for a new license if you already have a license that requires renewal. For assistance view the Online Business License Portal User Guide.

NOTE: Operating a business without a valid Occupational Tax Certificate (business license) is strictly prohibited. Violators are subject to enforcement actions that may result in citations and/or fines issued by the City. License renewals require the submission of your most recent Federal Tax Transcript or P&L income statement to verify your annual gross income. Failure to submit all required documentation will result in your application being rejected.

  • Renewal notices are sent via email; so please ensure your email address on your registered account is valid.  
  • If you need to renew your license for multiple years, please visit our office in person with the required renewal documents for each year.
  • You can obtain a copy of your tax transcript from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) by clicking Get Transcript Online, Get Transcript by Mail, or by calling 800-908-9946. You can also visit the IRS.GOV website for additional information.
  • Home-Based businesses require a Special Administrative Permit Application (SAP) approval through Planning & Zoning before applying for a business license. For more information on (SAP) please Click Here.
  • If you have a physical location, you can determine whether your business is located in Stonecrest, please Visit Our Map Page.      
  • Email us at Licensing@stonecrestga.gov, or call (770) 224-0200. 
  • Visit in person Monday through Friday from 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM at 3120 Stonecrest Blvd, Suite 190 Stonecrest, GA 30038
  • Review the Stonecrest NAICS Code Table to determine your business description, code, class, rate, and fee.

Click Here to Apply or Renew a Business License

Out of State Requirements

Valid Driver’s License or State ID
Proof of business activity within City exceeding other jurisdictions
State License for Boards and Licensed Professionals (if applicable)
Out of State Business License
Deed or Settlement Statement (if applicable)
Special Administrative Permit (if applicable)

S.A.V.E. Affidavit



Department Contacts

Eric Hawkins 
Revenue Manager

Jermaine Thompson 
Revenue Specialist Lead Finance 

Treba Smith
Revenue Specialist

Kamira Bibbins
Revenue Specialist