Find the permits and licences you need for your new business!
Congratulations! You're starting a new business. You've developed a business plan, registered your business name, and obtained a business licence and tax registration number. The next step is to research and apply for other government permits and licences you may need.
Depending on where you plan to operate your business and what product or service you want to sell, it's a good idea to access the Canada Business Network's online search tool to find out what permits and licences your business may need to operate.
This great tool will also save you time and help you obtain a customized lists of the permits and licences that may be required to start or grow your business from all levels of government. You will also find out more about fees, inspections and regulations; and access many of the forms and applications you may need or find out how to get them.
Jointly managed by a partnership between all three levels of government, our permits and licences search offers you a personalized list of permits and licences based on your industry and region.
To find out more information, watch this short video called Find the permits and licences you need.