Limited-Time Business Registration

Are you operating as a business temporarily (six months or less) within the City of Rio Rancho? If yes, please follow the instructions below to register as a limited-time business.

 Fees are as follows:

  • Businesses operating for four (4) consecutive days or less  - $5.00
  • Businesses operating for six (6) months or less - $20.00

Step 1 - Application The attached form must be filled out completely, signed and returned to the City Clerk's Office

Click here for a Limited-time Business Registration Packet

*A valid NM State Business Tax Identification Number (BTIN) is required for ALL businesses.  If you do not already have a BTIN, please obtain from NM Taxation & Revenue Department (TRD) by Clicking Here. TRD offers a limited-time BTIN, allowing for the reporting of income accrued during a seasonal period or special event.

Step 2 - Where to Return Completed Application Once form is filled out and signed**, it must be returned to the City Clerk's Office as follows: 

  • In-Person: 3200 Civic Center Circle NE, Suite 150, Rio Rancho, NM 87144
  • Mailing Address: Office of the City Clerk, 3200 Civic Center Circle NE, Suite 150, Rio Rancho, NM 87144
  • Fax Number: 505-994-2557
  • Email Address:

**A copy of required State or Federal licensure MUST be submitted with completed application (for applicable businesses). 

Step 3 - Review of Application City Clerk staff will review the application to verify completeness and accuracy. You will be contacted via phone or email to obtain missing information. Applications will be processed and we will email you with payment instructions.