Licences and permits
The City of Vancouver issues about 50,000 business licenses and 100,000 permits every year. These cover everything from busking to home-based businesses to large multi-national organizations, and industries ranging from entertainment to high tech to tourism to finance.
Information about the types of business licences you can apply for in the City of Vancouver.
Along with a business licence, you might need additional permits for the type of business you want to conduct in Vancouver.
Information about applying for, cancelling, and managing your City of Vancouver business licence account.
Special events in Vancouver may require a number of permits, depending on the location, the type of event, and more.