Renew your business licence

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) update

Business licences

The Business Licence Offices are currently closed for in-person visits. Use email, mail, or online services (if available):

  • Submit your business licence application by mail or email 
  • Renew your business licence online
  • Customers enquiries, email licenceoffice@vancouver.ca

Get support for your local business

 Your business licence expires on December 31 each year. Renewal notices are sent out in November by email or mail.

Steps to renewing your business licence

Late payment penalty

All payments received after December 31 are subject to a late payment penalty of 10% of the licence fee or $40, whichever is greater. 

Contact the business licence offices

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

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

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

Hours:
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