Manage your business licence account

Find out how to manage your business licence account:

  • Forms that you might need to fill out.
  • Fees that you might have to pay.
  • Where you send your requests.
  • How long it will take.

Manage your business licence account

Renew your licence

Your business licence expires on December 31 every year. Renew your business licence online, in person, or by mail. Find out more about renewing your licence.

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 in person or by mail.

Update your account

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

Get a copy of your licence

Request a copy of your original business licence in writing. Send your written request by email, mail, or in person.

Close your account

If you close your business, please tell the City so we don't send you licence renewal notices. You can tell us by phone, email, mail, or in person.

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