COVID-19 response

We have temporarily closed in-person Business Licencing services at our Commerce Place front-counter in Edmonton.

Licensees who are operating or entering into new transactions and contracts are still required to have a valid licence.

If you are experiencing issues with your renewal, including delays, contact the Business Licensing Office.

Questions may be directed to:

Hours: 8:15 am to 4:30 pm (open Monday to Friday, closed statutory holidays)
Phone: 780-422-1335
Email: sa.businesslicensing@gov.ab.ca

For more information, visit COVID-19 info for Albertans.

Overview

Clicking on a business licence below will provide instructions, and other information about licensing procedures. Individual licensing forms are also available.

Other licences and registrations in Alberta

BizPaL

This online tool helps you find the permits and licenses you may need from all levels of government (municipal, provincial/territorial and federal) through a simple, 4-step process:

  1. Enter your location.
  2. Enter your business type.
  3. Provide some generic information about your business.
  4. Receive a customized list of necessary permits, licences and other requirements, specific to your business activities, which includes basic information and links to more details and downloadable forms where available.

Launch the BizPaL service

Additional resources for businesses

Incorporate a business or organization

Register, change or cancel a business name

Find out if a business is licensed

Business Link – information about starting or expanding a business

Canada Business and Industry – information on services, programs and regulations

Surety Association of Canada – find a broker

Contact

Connect with the Consumer Contact Centre:

Hours: 8:15 am to 4:30 pm (open Monday to Friday, closed statutory holidays)
Phone: 780-427-4088
Toll free: 1-877-427-4088 (in Alberta)
Email: sa.businesslicensing@gov.ab.ca