Permit required for doing business in Goodyear - Annual fee $75
All those engaged in business, including home businesses and Private Owners renting more than one property, within the City of Goodyear are required to apply for a Business Registration Permit. Effective January 1, 2010 there is a $75 annual fee for this permit, which must be renewed annually.
The Business Registration Application Form can be used to register a new business, to report a new owner, a name change or a location change. Use the Business Registration Renewal Form to renew an existing permit for the next year. You may bring or mail completed forms along with the $75 annual fee in cash, check, or money order, to the City of Goodyear, P.O. 5100, 190 N. Litchfield Rd., Goodyear AZ 85338. These forms cannot be submitted online.
First time Business Registration applicants, who are registering as an individual or sole proprietor, are also required to submit the Citizenship Status Form with its necessary supporting document. It is not required for renewals.
When you receive your Business Registration Permit, we ask that you display it in a prominent place within your establishment. Any questions can be answered by calling 623-932-3004 or by email
The only exception is Peddlers going door-to-door MUST apply for a Peddler's Permit. Additional information may be obtained in person at the Goodyear Police Department, 175 N. 145th Ave. or by calling 623-932-1220. Download Peddler's Permit Instructions.
Start, Operate & Grow a Business in Arizona
Arizona Commerce Authority's Small Business Services has a Step-by-Step Checklist to Start, Operate and Grow a Business in Arizona
, which includes state, county and city contact information and links to download forms.
This "one-stop shop" for entrepreneurs includes information on registering a trade name, filing articles of incorporation, city and state business licenses, sales tax, hiring employees, financial assistance, free counseling services, certification, procurement opportunities, women and minority business organizations, and small business resources.
Vendors Doing Business with the City of Goodyear
Taxpayer Identification Number and Certification (W-9)
All vendors doing business with the City of Goodyear must submit or have on file a W-9 form. If you are a new vendor, please download and complete the W-9 form, then submit it either by fax to: 623-932-3003, or mail to: Finance Office, PO Box 5100, Goodyear, AZ 85338.
The Doing Business with the City of Goodyear brochure gives some very valuable information.
Vendors may register on the State's Procurement system.