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Business licences

Explore the types of business licences you can apply for, and apply for and manage your business licence.

Types of businesses

Information about the types of business you can apply for in the City of Vancouver.

Get a business licence

Find out how to apply for a business licence, additional requirements, and other approvals you might need.

Manage your business licence account

How to update your account information, renew your licence, transfer your licence, get a copy, and close your business licence account.

Cancel your business licence application

Find information on cancelling your business licence application.

Starting or expanding a small business

Key resources to to help you start or expand your business in Vancouver.

Contact the business licence offices

Location to pay only:
Revenue Services
Ground Floor, City Hall
453 West 12th Avenue

Phone: 3-1-1

Monday to Friday
8:30am to 5:00pm

Location to pay and update licence information:
Development and Building Services Centre
Ground Floor
515 West 10th Avenue

Monday, Wednesday, Friday
8:30am to 4:30pm

Tuesday, Thursday
8:30am to 4pm

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