MyBusiness: Online Business Licencing Service

To operate your business in Richmond, you must have a valid business licence.

The City of Richmond has launched MyBusiness, an online business licencing service within the City’s MyRichmond portal. MyBusiness streamlines the business licencing process through an online self-service option that provides new and existing business owners with the convenience of

  • Applying for a business licence
  • Renewing a business licence
  • Changing a business licence
  • Making online payments
  • Checking application status

MyBusiness saves time for businesses and provides improved access, increased availability, and a streamlined business licencing process.

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BizPaL Online Business Permits and Licences

BizPaL is an innovative online service that provides entrepreneurs with simplified access to information about business permits, licences and other requirements needed to start, operate and grow your business from the federal, provincial/territorial and participating municipal governments.

Benefits of BizPaL

bizpal-logoFinding out which government requirements apply to a certain business type can be time consuming and frustrating. BizPaL was created to help identify what you may require, quickly and easily. The information you need is available from a single source; entrepreneurs spend less time dealing with red tape – saving effort and money in the process – and more time building their business. The service is the result of combined efforts by the federal, provincial/territorial and participating municipal governments and is designed with the following benefits in mind:

  • It’s free to use
  • It saves time
  • It’s available 24/7

Launch the BizPaL service