State of Tennessee Licensing

The State of Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance is committed to providing Tennesseans with the best business experience. Our goal is to serve consumers by providing fair and efficient oversight of regulated industries, as well as to promote the success of individuals and small businesses through fair market places, public safety and consumer responsibility. We strive to empower professionals to make solid choices to ensure successful business practices in the state of Tennessee.


The Department of Commerce and Insurance is also responsible for licensing and regulating 700 thousand Tennesseans in their professions and businesses. We work diligently to make sure our professionals are held to a certain standard when providing services to you and your family.

Online License Information

To look up an existing license or licensee please see our License Search and Verification online application. To obtain a license please see our One-Stop Licensing Application.