Licenses and Permits

Cereal Malt Beverage (CMB) License

All CMB licensees must be registered to collect and remit Kansas sales tax. All CMB applications shall be made on the forms prescribed by the Attorney General and submitted to the:

  • City Clerk if the retailer is located within an incorporated city.
  • County Clerk if the retailer is located outside of an incorporated city.
  • Director of ABC if the retailer is operating on a railway car.

Please allow 30 days for processing applications.

CMB Handbook (external link; PDF format)

CMB application information (This information is for rural parts of Cowley County. If your business is in an incorporated city please contact that City Clerk.

Fish and Game Licenses

You can purchase licenses and permits using a Toll Free Number 1-800-918-2877

or online through Kansas Wildlife and Parks

Beginning January 1, 2021 the Clerk's Office will no longer sell hunting/fishing licenses.

The following places of business currently sell licenses according to KDWP website:

WAL-MART #978 - License/Permit Agent
2715 N SUMMIT
ARKANSAS CITY, KS 67005
(620) 442-2063

BABIS PETRO STOP - License/Permit Agent
2124 E 9TH
WINFIELD, KS 67156
(620) 221-0882

WAL-MART #369 - License/Permit Agent
2202 PIKE RD
WINFIELD, KS 67156
(620) 221-6233

WINFIELD CITY LAKE - License/Permit Agent
103 SOUTH CITY LAKE RD.
WINFIELD, KS 67156
(620) 221-5635

HOME ON THE RANGE - License/Permit Agent
512 MAIN
WINFIELD, KS 67156
(620) 402-6700

UDALL GROCERIES - License/Permit Agent
301 E HWY K-15
UDALL, KS 67146
(620) 782-3611

MIKES BAIT AND TACKLE - License/Permit Agent
206 EAST CHESTNUT
ARKANSAS CITY, KS 67005
(620) 441-8630

For a list of requirements for Fishing Licenses click here

For a list of requirements for Hunting and Furharvester Licenses click here

  

Boat Permit

You can register your boat for $42.50 at:

  • Cowley County Clerk’s Office

OR

The requirements for registering a boat have changed:

Each customer needs fill out an Application for Certificate Number.  Supporting documentation need to be photocopied and attached to the application.  Customers are asked to supply a photo or pencil tracing of the HIN be submitted with registration paperwork for a New or Transfer application.  The customer should retain any original copies of tax forms, titles, etc.

The following documents must be attached to each signed application:

-If purchased from a PRIVATE INDIVIDUAL - bill of sale from individual selling the boat, or registered owner’s certificate of number marked sold and signed.  If customer does not have a bill of sale, provide customer with a ‘Statement of Fact’ form.

-If purchased from a KANSAS DEALER - STD8 tax form from the dealer, or sales receipt showing sales tax paid.

-If purchased from an OUT OF STATE DEALER - bill of sale showing sales tax paid to other state, or if no sales tax was collected the applicant must go to the County Treasurer to pay the sales tax and obtain a receipt form showing sales tax paid.

-If Documented by the US Coast Guard - copy of the documentation papers

By law, if the boat was purchased from a dealer, proof of sales tax paid must be provided before the certificate can be issued.

Fireworks Permit

You can apply for a Fireworks Permit to sell consumer fireworks or display commercial fireworks in the unincorporated areas of Cowley County. Contact the City Clerk to obtain rules regarding fireworks in each of the 9 incorporated cities in Cowley County. The deadline to file is yearly June 1st. For a list of Cowley County Regulations see Resolution No. 2006-05 and 2006-08.

 

Transient Merchant License

 

Transient Vendor: A transient vendor is any person (individual, partnership or corporation) who does not maintain a residence or place of business in Kansas, but who brings property into the State to sell to consumers.

Transient Merchant License Application

General Information
Phone Numbers
Winfield: 620-221-5494 Arkansas City: 620-441-4594
Emergencies: Dial 911
Location
321 E. 10th Ave
Winfield,
KS
67156

Monday - Friday
8:00am-12:00pm 1:00pm-5:00pm
County Clerk
Karen Madison
Deputy County Clerk
Kayla Cartlidge
Assessment Clerk
Kelli Blanton
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