Business Licenses

The Cumberland Town Council is the licensing authority for the Town.  All licenses are subject to approval of the Town Council with the exception of liquor licenses are approved by the Board of License Commissioners’.  

Please consult with the town clerk’s office regarding licenses that may be required for your business. 
The following is a general overview of requirements for various business licenses.  
All licenses are subject to:

Other Requirements:
See below for specific license descriptions.  Click on the license type to view additional license requirements and to download application.

RI Secretary of State's Business Information Center
For additional information on starting a business in the State of Rhode Island, consult the Secretary of State’s Business Information Center on-line or by phone.  The Center works with individual clients to put together a business-specific package with all the forms and applications needed to launch a business. 

Business Information Center
Located at 100 North Main Street Providence, Rhode Island 02903
Phone: 401-222-2185 Fax: 401-222-3890