Utah does not require individuals looking to perform locksmith services to hold a locksmith license within the state.

There is no pending legislation that supports the licensing and regulation of persons performing locksmith duties in the State of Utah.

All businesses in Utah are required though, to register with The Utah Department of Commerce under your chosen business entity in addition to obtaining a business license from the city or county in which you are located.

The steps needed to take to obtain a business license in the State of Utah to become a locksmith may include (but are not limited to):

Determining your business structure

Obtaining an EIN from the IRS (if applicable)

Select and pay the appropriate fees based on your business structure

Determine the appropriate business tax account (Specific tax requirements are found here)


You can begin the business registration application process online here.  Likewise, you can register your business here.

Most general Utah business creation and registration information can be accessed through their website.

For further information you can contact the state below:

160 East Broadway
Salt Lake City, UT, 84111
Phone: (801) 530-6646

Office of Economic Development
324 S State St #500
Salt Lake City, UT
Phone: (801) 538-8680