Charitable Organization Permit Application

Welcome to the Division of Consumer Protection's Online Tools. You are able to file an Initial Application or file a Renewal Application for a Utah Charitable Organization Permit. Your permit will expire on the earlier of January 1, April 1, July 1 or October 1 following the completion of 12 months after the date of the initial issuance. Permits that are issued pursuant to your Renewal Application will expire on the same date one year later. There is a non-refundable $75.00 fee for these applications.

View the required documents for your application.

INITIAL APPLICANTS:

  1. Articles of Incorporation or other organizational documentation showing your current legal status.
  2. By-Laws or other documents governing your day-to-day operations.
  3. IRS 501(C) tax exemption letter. If you have not yet received this determination letter, attach the application for tax exempt status (IRS 1023 form).
  4. IRS Form 990, 990EZ, 990PF, or 990N (with signature). If the organization has not yet filed a tax return with the IRS, please complete the financial section of the online application on an anticipated basis.
  5. Statement of Functional Expenses form, if applicable. Please note that this form is required only if you submit the IRS Form 990EZ, 990PF, 990N, or are not required to file a form 990 with the IRS.
  6. List of officers, directors, partners and principals. This should include addresses and telephone numbers.
  7. Current contracts with professional fundraisers, professional fund raising counsels or professional fund raising consultants, if applicable. Expired contracts are not acceptable.
  8. Telephone transcript to be used in solicitation, if applicable.
  9. Current contract with parent foundation, if applicable.
  10. Any order or judgment resulting from an injunction or criminal conviction disclosed in this application, if applicable.
  11. Miscellaneous: You may upload additional supporting documents

RENEWAL APPLICANTS:

  1. Articles of incorporation or other organizational documentation showing its current legal status (only if amended).
  2. By-laws or other policies and procedures governing its day-to-day operations (only if amended).
  3. IRS section 501(c) tax exemption letter (if not previously submitted). If you have not yet received this determination letter, attach the application for tax exempt status (IRS 1023 form).
  4. IRS Form 990, 990EZ, 990PF, or 990N (with signature). If the organization has not yet filed a tax return with the IRS, please complete the financial section of the online application on an anticipated basis.
  5. Statement of Functional Expenses form, if applicable. Note: this form is required only if you submit the IRS Form 990EZ, 990PF, 990N, or are not required to file a form 990 with the IRS.
  6. List of officers, directors, partners and principals. This should include addresses and telephone numbers.
  7. Current contracts with professional fundraisers, professional fund raising counsels or professional fund raising consultants, if applicable. Expired contracts are not acceptable.
  8. Telephone transcript to be used in solicitation, if applicable.
  9. Current contract with parent foundation, if applicable.
  10. Any order or judgment resulting from an injunction or criminal conviction disclosed in this application.
  11. Miscellaneous: You may upload additional supporting documents

Be advised: At the end of this application you will be asked to make a payment using a major credit card. You will not be able to submit your application without paying the application fee and any applicable late fees. This site is designed to work with all web browsers. When uploading documents, we recommend you use the latest version of IE, Firefox, or Chrome. If you use older browsers, your file uploads may take longer.

Please select the appropriate permit type below:

Apply for a Charitable Solicitations Permit:

Initial Application Renewal Application

If you have questions, please contact the Division of Consumer Protection at: 801-530-6601