Business Licensing - Accela Government Software

Business Licensing

Deliver an efficient way to submit applications and support business development

Business licensing software to help you grow your community.

Most businesses need a license to operate, from retail to pet grooming, pharmacies to night clubs, and everything in between. With business licensing software from Accela, applicants can submit online, pay the appropriate fees and automatically initiate the review process to speed community development. 


  • Deliver outstanding customer service

    Provide all services online, including initial application, fee calculations, renewals, and real-time status updates, to reduce the need for citizens to call or travel into offices and wait in queues to submit paperwork or check progress.


  • Increase agency revenues

    Increase the flow of revenue to your agency by reducing licensing cycle times and implementing online fee payments.

  • Reduce costs, increase community development

    Manage more license applications and reduce costs for processing paperwork, notifying applicants and issuing licenses with the removal of manual, paper-based steps to speed business growth and community development.

  • Flexibility across license types

    There are many types of businesses that need licenses, and other agencies, such as police, health, and ABC, that play a role in licensing certain types of businesses. Accela can be configured to manage all types of businesses and supports inter-agency collaboration.

Interested in learning more? Find out how Accela Business Licensing can help you modernize processes.

With Accela, we’re able to handle roughly twice the license volume without increasing staff, and we can identify and focus on our best revenue streams.”

Trudi Wenger
Information Specialist, Lenexa, Kansas


  • Streamline workflow with powerful features

    Features: Streamline workflows

    Built-in citizen engagement

    Leverage 24/7 access to self-service capabilities such as enabling licenses to submit license renewals and update address information.

    Robust workflow engine

    Solution allows for multiple workflows to manage and track license and inspection from application to approval.

    Easy-to-use search and data access

    Online access makes it easy for business entities to submit and review applications and licenses, search and locate data, and generate email notifications for license renewals.

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