County offices will be closed Monday, January 18th in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. County libraries (Evans, Grovetown, and Harlem) will be closed Saturday, January 16 through Monday, January 18th. Book drops will be locked during the closure to prevent overfilling. All offices and libraries will resume normal business operations on Tuesday, January 19, 2021. 



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Occupational Tax and Business License

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MasterCard or Visa Online Payment via Citizen Self Service (CSS)

A $3.00 processing fee will be applied to the transaction. If you pay for multiple accounts, add each bill to your shopping cart until you are ready to check out.

You will need your account and bill number, located in the top right corner of the renewal application mailed to you. A duplicate may be requested by emailing .

If you do not already have an account, you will need to complete the registration process. Registration details are at the bottom of the page.

Login to   and select Licensing from the menu on the right.
Enter the account number & bill number as shown on the top right corner of the renewal application. If you pay for multiple accounts, add the bill to your shopping cart and then return to the Licensing page and repeat the process until all bills are in the shopping cart.

Check or Money Order via Mail
Columbia County Licensing
PO Box 498
Evans, GA 30809

Licensing Department Contact
Phone: 706-312-7301

Citizen Self Service Registration

From the , click registration and follow the instructions to create a new account. When the registration is complete, a confirmation screen will display with a link to login to the site. The link does not work. You must login using the .

Your CSS account may be linked to your business license and occupational tax account by sending an email with your account number and business legal name to Accounts will be linked beginning March 2021 to allow us to process renewals in a timely manner. Your accounts do not have to be linked to pay or receive your renewed license.