Lodging Licensing ← Knowledge Base Am I a lodging establishment? Are any lodging establishments exempt? Are there any regulations for operating a lodging establishment? How do I get a copy of the lodging statute and/or rule? Do I need a license to operate a lodging establishment? How much does the license cost? How do I get a license? How do I get a copy of the Application? Can I pay for the license with cash or use a credit card? Does my license expire? Are lodging licenses transferable? How do I get a copy of my lodging inspection report? What do I do to report a complaint about a Missouri hotel, motel or other lodging establishment? I am going to open a new lodging establishment, who should I contact? (or what do I do?) I own a lodging establishment and was told I need to get a statement of ‘No Tax Due’ before I can get my lodging license. Why do I need a ‘No Tax Due’ statement, what is it and how do I get one? What form do I use to change establishment ownership/name information?