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Get a trades and construction business licence

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The Metro West IMBL is a single business licence that allows construction- or trades-related businesses to operate in six participating cities without having to purchase separate licences from each municipality. The participating cities are:

  • City of Burnaby
  • Corporation of Delta
  • City of New Westminster
  • City of Richmond
  • City of Surrey
  • City of Vancouver

How to apply

If your business:

  • Operates from a fixed location in Vancouver, you can email, or mail your application, or apply in person
  • Location is in any of the other participating municipalities, apply for the IMBL from your home municipality

Fill out for application form (119 KB)

Contact the business licence offices

In-person scheduled appointments. Walk-in service and drop-in appointments are not available. 

Development and Building Services Centre
Ground Floor
515 West 10th Avenue

Mailing address:
Revenue Services
PO Box 7878
Vancouver, BC V6B 4E2