Renew your business licence

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 more quickly, we have moved to a digital approach for applications, enquiries, and payments:

  • Submit your business licence application by mail or email 
  • Renew your business licence online
  • Customer enquiries, contact us online

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

 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 Licence Office

Contact us online

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

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