Pawnbroker & Solicitor Licenses

Pawnbrokers & Precious Metal Dealers Licenses

For new applicants, an application must be completed.


Applications must be approved by the Police Department. If the applicant is a renewal, the license may be issued upon arrival.


This cost for Pawnbrokers or Precious Metal Dealers license is $25 per year.

Solicitor License

New applicants must fill out an application form at City Hall.  Applications may be picked up from the Building Department.

State Sales Tax Number

Applicant must have a State Sales Tax Number. To obtain a State of Kansas Sales Tax Number, contact the Kansas Department of Revenue at 877-526-7738 or download the forms from on the Kansas Department of Revenue website. You can also make an appointment with the regional Department of Revenue representative located in Liberal by calling 620-624-3910.

Fees & Requirements

  • Only 2 permits can be issued during a calendar year.
  • The cost is $100 per day or $500 per month per person selling goods in the City. There are no annual permits given.
  • A background record check will be conducted at $20 per person selling goods.

Contact Us

  1. Alicia Hidalgo

    City Clerk

    City Clerk's Office

    324 N Kansas Avenue
    Liberal, KS 67901

    Mailing Address
    P.O. Box 2199
    Liberal, KS 67905

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