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Business Licensing

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

To apply for a new business license, renew or change your Surrey business license, 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 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 or by phone at 604-591-4128.

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Online Business License Application

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

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Commercial & Industrial Business License

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

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Home-Based Business License

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

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Non-Resident Business License

Find out how to apply for your business license as a business that operates from a location outside Surrey, but provides on-site services or [...]

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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 License Information

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

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Renewing a Business License

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

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Inter-Municipal Business License

Apply for an Inter-Municipal Business License, as part of a 1-year pilot program.

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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.