Solicitor’s License for Door-to-Door Sales

If you plan to conduct door-to-door sales in Nixa, you will need a Solicitor’s License.

Public solicitation hours shall only be allowed between the hours of 10:00 a.m. through 6:00 p.m. Monday through Friday and between the hours of 12:00 noon through 6:00 p.m. Saturday. No Solicitation is allowed on Sundays.

All solicitors are required to obtain a solicitor’s license at Nixa City Hall, prior to going door-to-door.

A $50.00 fee for the business license plus a non-refundable $50 background check fee will both be due at time of application at City Hall, for each individual person to be conducting door-to-door sales activity.

NOTE: The application for a solicitor’s license must be done in person, so we can verify you are who you say you are. We do not offer an online application process for a solicitor’s license.

Below are step-by-step instructions to help expedite your application

How To Get Your Solicitor’s License


Please complete the Business License Application.

Note: If the business will be selling a product, you will be required to provide a Retail Sales License and a No Tax Due Letter. Both of these can be obtained from the Missouri Department of Revenue. Your application will be processed once everything has been received. The fee for a Business License is $50.00.

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Authorization Release

Please complete the Authorization for Release of Information for each individual (peddler, solicitor, canvasser, etc.) involved in the selling, solicitation, taking of orders or delivery on behalf of the person, corporation, partnership, Limited Liability Company, limited liability partnership, professional corporation, sole proprietorship, association of person, etc.

This Step Must Be Completed In-Person at Nixa City Hall

To begin the background check process, each applicant will need to pay a non-refundable fee of $50.00 at time of application. If any solicitor has been convicted of a felony or any misdemeanor involving fraud, theft or moral turpitude he or she will be denied a solicitors license. The background check shall be good for the period of January 1st through December 31st of the application year. The background check can take between 1 to 5 business days for completion.

NOTE: We do not accept background checks conducted by any other party or provided by the applicant.



Once the background check is approved, you will be contacted to pick up the business license and solicitor’s certificate. Each solicitor must carry their certificate at all times.