Business licence application

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To apply for a new business licence please answer the following questions to begin the business licence application process. You will be contacted by email to provide ID and signature to complete the application. The processing time for a new business licence is approximately two weeks, but may take longer due to the complexity of certain licence types and inspection requirements. To make changes to an existing business licence please call 250-469-8960 or email

Short term rental operators: Please do not use this form to complete your application. A separate process is in place to apply for a short-term rental business licence, and applications will be accepted starting Tuesday, April 23. Please visit the Short-term rentals page to start your application.

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