Related business licences:
Our short-term rental regulations help protect long-term rental housing and allow residents to earn additional income.
All short-term rental operators in Vancouver must have a business licence and include their licence number in all online listings and advertising.
Note You must have strata approval and/or your landlord must permit the use of short-term rentals in your home before you apply for a licence.
Are our regulations working? Read our 2021 annual highlights report PDF file (440 KB)
Help ensure your short-term rental is safe for guests. Learn how to prevent Legionnaires’ disease External website, opens in new tab
Watch and learn more about short-term regulations Video file
About short-term rentals in Vancouver
Videos: Learn more about the program
- Dos and Don'ts of Short-term Rentals in Vancouver Video file
- Short-term rentals – a 101 for visitors Video file
- Short-term Rentals FAQ – Part 1 Video file Short-term Rentals FAQ – Part 2 Video file
*Source: Host Compliance
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