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Manage your business licence account

Processing of applications

Access to the Business Licence Office is by appointment only. Walk-in service and drop-in appointments are not available.

To help process your applications faster, we have moved to a digital approach for applications, enquiries, and payments.

  • Submit and renew your business licence online
  • Contact us online for customer enquiries

Processing times are currently delayed. We will contact you with questions or next steps once we have processed your request.

Get support for your local business

Find out how to manage your business licence account.

We're modernizing business licensing

Effective May 6, 2024: We are streamlining nearly 600 different licensing types into 88.

Businesses with existing licensing will:

  • Be automatically transferred into their new licence type
  • See it reflected on their 2025 licence

Learn more about this change (496 KB)

Transfer your licence

To transfer a business licence, the new business must be the same type of business as the current one. Learn how to transfer a business licence.

Update your account

Update your business name, trade name, mailing address, business address, and licence type on your business licence account.

Close or get a copy of your business licence

Contact the Licence Office

Contact us online

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

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