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Auctioneer License

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Auctioneers License

Any person who sells or offers to sell, any goods, wares, merchandise, or personal property of any kind whatsoever at any place or location, by public outcry to induce bidding for his own gain or profit, or for the account of any other person or who shall advertise, or in any other way hold himself out as an auctioneer, or shall receive fees or commissions for his services as auctioneer.

Muni Code: 9-26


Online Business Licensing

Online Licensing Registration Instructions


  • General auctioneer license Annually $61
    • Auction per day $18
  • Merchant auctioneer license $91
  • Temporary auctioneer $32

Per sale $18


Contact the Oklahoma Tax Commission (OTC) for a sales tax permit

Oklahoma Tax Commission

2501 N Lincoln Blvd

Oklahoma City, OK 73194

(405) 521-3160

Contact the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation (OSBI) for a background check.

Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation

6600 N Harvey Place

Oklahoma City, OK 73116

(405) 848-6724

Required Documents

  • General application
  • Auctioneer application
  • Oklahoma sales tax permit
  • OSBI background check
  • Photo ID
  • Proof of Oklahoma residency for the past 6 months
  • 2X2 Photo (new only)
  • Auctioneer diploma, or notarized reference letter from 2 auctioneer or merchant auctioneer, or 2 years' experience within the past 5 years
  • Immigration affidavit
  • Bond ($1,000)