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https://www2.illinois.gov/services/DCEO/start-business
Start a Business
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We offer a wide range of resources for those looking to start a business any where in Illinois. Find information on all the help we offer here
https://www2.illinois.gov/services/IDOR/Business Registration-taxes-revenue
Business Registration
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Learn more about registration requirements for Illinois businesses.
https://www2.illinois.gov/services/SOS/llc-name
Corporate & Limited Liability Company (LLC) Name Search
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Corp and LLC Certificate of Good Standing allows you to search for information regarding corporations, not-for-profit corporations, limited partnerships, limited liability companies and limited liability partnerships, as well as, other business-related information.
https://www2.illinois.gov/services/IDOR/verify-registered-business
Verify a Registered Business
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Verify an Illinois Business Registration here.
https://www2.illinois.gov/services/IDPH/food-service-sanitation
Food Service Sanitation Manager Certification
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Food Service Sanitation Manager Certification (FSSMC) is required by Section 750.540 of the Illinois Food Service Sanitation Code based on the food service establishment’s risk category assigned by the local health department. A FSSMC is earned by completing an approved eight hour course with an Illinois approved instructor and passing a national exam accredited by the Conference for Food Protection, then paying a fee to IDPH, which is valid for five years from the exam date.
https://www2.illinois.gov/services/CMS/register-sell-state
Register, Become a Vendor, & Sell to State Government
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https://www2.illinois.gov/services/SOS/locate-reg-bus-names
Locate Registered Business Names
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On here twice: Corp and LLC Certificate of Good Standing allows you to search for information regarding corporations, not-for-profit corporations, limited partnerships, limited liability companies and limited liability partnerships, as well as, other business-related information.
https://www2.illinois.gov/services/SOS/llc-filings
Corporation & Limited Liability Corporation Online Filings
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Business Services Home Page allows you to access the areas of Business Services and their forms.
https://www2.illinois.gov/services/GOV/illinois-business-information
Illinois Business Information
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Links to information and resources for starting, running, expanding, relocating, or closing a business
https://www2.illinois.gov/services/IDOA/pet-kennel-dog-cat
Animal Health and Welfare Licenses - Pets
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The application must be submitted by all who want to become the operator of a pet shop, cattery, dog dealer, kennel, animal control facility, or animal shelter.
https://www2.illinois.gov/services/ILCC/online-renew
Online Renew, Brand Registration
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Use MyTaxIllinois to renew an Illinois Liquor License and submit brand registrations electronically.
https://www2.illinois.gov/services/IDOR/business-tax-account
Business Tax Account Summary
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View e-Services available for businesses.

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https://www2.illinois.gov/agencies/DCEO
Commerce and Economic Opportunity, Department of
Our mission is to provide economic opportunities for businesses, entrepreneurs, and residents that improve the quality of life for all Illinoisans. We are laser-focused on improving transparency and accountability, enhancing customer service, increasing Illinois’ competitiveness, advancing minority empowerment, modernizing Illinois’ workforce, and elevating our state’s promotional efforts.
https://www2.illinois.gov/agencies/ILCC
Liquor Control Commission
Issues approximately 28,000 state liquor licenses each year at various classifications for the three tiers of the liquor industry.
https://www2.illinois.gov/agencies/IMDC
Medical District Commission
The Illinois Medical District (IMD) is a 365/24/7 environment that includes 560 acres of medical research facilities, labs, a biotech business incubator, two universities, raw development area and more than 40 healthcare related facilities.
https://www2.illinois.gov/agencies/IHDA
Housing Development Authority
The Illinois Housing Development Authority (IHDA) finances the creation and preservation of affordable housing throughout the State of Illinois to increase the supply of decent and safe places for people of low and moderate means to live. IHDA is an independent, self-supporting state agency that issues bonds based on its own strong credit rating to raise private capital to finance affordable housing. In addition, IHDA oversees and allocates federal and state resources to community partners to offer affordable mortgages to homebuyers and construction loans and grants to developers of multifamily rental properties. Since its creation in 1967, IHDA has allocated more than $15 billion and financed approximately 250,000 affordable housing units for residents of Illinois
https://www2.illinois.gov/agencies/IDOA
Agriculture, Department of
The Illinois Department of Agriculture will be an advocate for Illinois' agricultural industry and provide the necessary regulatory functions to benefit consumers, agricultural industry, and our natural resources. The agency will strive to promote agri-business in Illinois and throughout the world.
https://www2.illinois.gov/agencies/IDFPR
Financial and Professional Regulation, Department of
The Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation’s mission is to utilize responsive, innovative, transparent, and efficient (R.I.T.E.) governance to create an ideal regulatory environment that (1) allows economic growth to flourish, and (2) effectively optimizes consumer choice.
https://www2.illinois.gov/agencies/PPB
Procurement Policy Board
The Procurement Policy Board was created by the Illinois Procurement Code (30 ILCS 500) on July 1, 1998. The Board has the authority and responsibility to review, comment upon, and recommend, consistent with the Procurement Code, rules and practices governing the procurement, management, control, and disposal of supplies, services, professional and artistic services, construction and real property and capital improvement leases procured by the State.
https://www2.illinois.gov/agencies/UIC
University of Illinois at Chicago
The University of Illinois at Chicago is an acclaimed research institution with 15 colleges dedicated to the discovery and distribution of knowledge.
https://www2.illinois.gov/agencies/IPA
Power Agency, Illinois
The IPA was established in 2007 by Public Act 95-0481. Its goals and objectives are to accomplish each of the following: •Develop electricity procurement plans to ensure adequate, reliable, affordable, efficient, and environmentally sustainable electric service at the lowest total cost over time, taking into account any benefits of price stability, for residential and small commercial customers of Ameren and ComEd. The procurement plan is updated on an annual basis and includes renewable energy resources sufficient to achieve the renewable portfolio standards specified in the Act.
https://www2.illinois.gov/agencies/SFM
State Fire Marshal
The Office of the Illinois State Fire Marshal is dedicated to working with our partners and providing assistance to the fire services in the protection of life, property and the environment through communication, inspection, investigation, certification and licensing.
https://www2.illinois.gov/agencies/IPCB
Pollution Control Board
The Pollution Control Board is responsible for adopting Illinois' environmental regulations and deciding contested environmental cases
https://www2.illinois.gov/agencies/CDB
Capital Development Board
Capital Development Board oversees the design and construction of state-funded facilities.

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