Petition Entity Licensing

Q1. What is a petition entity?

A1. Any person or issue committee that provides compensation to a circulator to circulate a ballot petition. [1-40-135(1), C.R.S.]


Q2. Do I need to be licensed?

A2. Yes, a petition entity is required to be licensed prior to circulating any ballot petition.


Q3. How do I get a license?

A3. A petition entity representative must complete the petition circulation training by reading the training guide, then the representative must submit the Petition Entity License Application & Certificate of Circulator Training (PDF) form and the application fee to our office.


Q4. Any additional requirements?

A4. A licensed petition entity must complete the Petition registration form for licensed entities (PDF) prior to circulating any initiative petition.