All businesses in Vancouver require a licence to operate. This ensure all business locations are safe and meet land-use requirements.
Business owners are required to get a business licence, but not employees.
Manage your licence and account
Steps to getting a business licence
Contact the business licence offices
Note In-person scheduled appointments. Walk-in service and drop-in appointments are not available.
Development and Building Services Centre
515 West 10th Avenue
PO Box 7878
Vancouver, BC V6B 4E2