Office of Revenue Commission

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The Office of Revenue Commission was established by the Hopi Tribal Council’s enactment of Ordinance 31 on May 27, 1977 with the purpose of creating a body to enforce Ordinance 17A (Revised) , which collectively regulate all business activity on the Hopi reservation.

General Information

Conducting any type of business on the Hopi reservation is a privilege. Privileges may be revoked or suspended if one does not adhere to the laws and regulations adopted by the Hopi Tribe. Use of alcohol, drugs, controlled substances, and abuse of prescribed substances is prohibited within in the jurisdiction of the Hopi Tribe.

Construction Business Licenses

Ordinance 17A (Revised)  requires all businesses  to apply for and obtain a business license with the Hopi Tribe. The application process consists of:

  • Completion of a Construction Business License application
  • Submission of acceptable evidence of General Liability Insurance
  • Payment of appropriate Business License Fee

Application Form

Ensure you download and print the documents which apply to  the Construction Business license application.

 Title  Modified Date    Size
Construction Project Application 2018 11/15/2017 292 kb
Application Process & Requirements 2018 11/15/2017  215 kb
FY 2018 Contact Listing 10/30/2017  221 kb
W-9 Form (2014) 10/30/2017 205 kb

In addition, an applicant must contact the Tribal Employment Rights Office. Once issued, a license is valid until December 31st of the year it is issued.

Business Licenses

  • Completion of a Business License application
  • Submission of acceptable evidence of General Liability Insurance
  • Payment of appropriate Business License Fee
  • If applicable, submission of a Sanitation Permit issued by the Hopi Tribe, Department of Community Health Services.
  • For Non-Emergency Medical Transportation companies, please contact the Office of Revenue Commission for more information on the Business License process.

Application Form

Ensure you download and print the documents which apply to the Non-Hopi Business license application.

 Title Modified Date Size
Business License Application 2018 11/15/2017 249 kb
Application Process & Requirements 2018 11/15/2017 215 kb
FY 2018 Contact Listing 10/30/2017 221 kb
W-9 Form (2014) 10/30/2017 205 kb

In addition, an applicant must contact the Tribal Employment Rights Office. Once issued, a license is valid until December 31st of the year it is issued.

Peddler’s Permits

Persons who are not employees or agents of a business may apply for a Peddler’s Permit with the Hopi Tribe for the sale of tangible items and/or services performed in exchange for money. The application process includes the completion of a Peddler’s Permit Application, the payment of the appropriate fee. The Commission may request additional information or documentation. Permit rates for Non-Hopi’s are $10.00 for one-day, $20.00 for one-month, $60.00 for six months, or $200.00 for one-year.

 Title  Modified Date Size
Peddler’s Permit Application 2018 11/15/2017 203 kb
Hopi Peddler’s Permit Application 2018 11/15/2017 205 kb

 

Tour Guides / Operators

Companies or individuals wishing to provide tour services on the Hopi reservation must apply for and obtain a Tour Permit issued by the Hopi Tribe. A permit must be obtained prior to conducting any services on the Hopi reservation. Applicants for Tour Permits must complete an application and provide acceptable insurance information. The Commission may request additional information or documentation. The fee for an annual Tour Permit is $1,000.00. For more information on obtaining a Tour Permit please email us.

 Title Modified Date Size
Tour License Application 2018 11/15/2017 203 kb
Hopi Tour License Application 2018 11/15/2017 251 kb

General Information

Conducting any type of business on the Hopi reservation is a privilege, and may be revoked or suspended if one does not adhere to the laws and regulations adopted and set forth by the Hopi Tribe. You may contact the Commission for additional information at contact information provided.

Commission Staff

Danny Honanie Chief Rev. Officer [email protected] 928-734-3171
 Gayver Puhuyesva Deputy Com. [email protected] 928-734-3174
 Randall Selestewa Deputy Com. [email protected] 928-734-3176