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Business Licensing

To conduct your business in Surrey, you must have a valid business licence.

To apply for a new business licence, renew or change your Surrey business licence, visit our Online Business Licensing application. Make sure to review the bylaws and regulations that regulate how businesses are operated in Surrey.

Contact our Licensing Office at businesslicensing@surrey.ca or by phone at 604-591-4370 if you have any questions about applications along the way.

Get information on Surrey’s business community and economy, through our Economic Development Division at econdev@surrey.ca or by phone at 604-591-4128.

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Online Business Licence Application

Apply, manage, change, modify and renew your business licence using our new online application.

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Commercial & Industrial Business Licence

Find out how to get your business licence if your business operates from a commercial or industrial premise in Surrey.

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Home-Based Business Licence

Learn how to apply for your home-based business licence, if your business operates from your Surrey residence.

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Non-Resident Business Licence

Apply for your business licence as a business that operates outside Surrey, but provides on-site services or carries out business in Surrey.

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Business Regulations

Learn about the bylaws that regulate how businesses are operated in Surrey, including the Business License By-law and the Zoning By-law.

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Changing Business Licence Information

Provide information on changes to your business name, address or ownership, to make sure your Surrey business licence is up to date.

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Renewing a Business Licence

Learn how to renew your Surrey business licence in a few short steps.

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Inter-Municipal Business Licence

Apply for an Inter-Municipal Business Licence.

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Commercial Vehicle Licensing

Find out how to obtain a commercial vehicle decal in Surrey, which is required for any vehicle licensed under the Commercial Transport Act.

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Temporary Office Trailer Permits

See how to get your permit for temporary office accommodations for construction site trailers, institutional offices and business offices.