Get a business licence

Get a business licence for businesses licensed and registered by Consumer Services.

Services and information

  • Information on business licences, other licences and registrations in Alberta and additional resources for businesses.
  • Commonly used forms, without instructions or additional information for first-time applicants.
  • Get a licence to engage in the business of holding sales by public auction.
  • Find licences and registration requirements for different types of cemetery businesses.
  • Get a licence for a business that provides, or arranges for the provision of cemetery supplies or cemetery services.
  • Get a licence to authorize a person to solicit or enter into pre-need contracts a an agent for a cemetary business.
  • Get a licence to authorize a monument business to provide, or to arrange for the provision of cemetery supplies or cemetery services.
  • Get a licence to authorize a monument salesperson to solicit to enter or enter into pre-need contracts as an agent for a cemetery business.
  • Organizations soliciting donations in Alberta must register as a charitable organization if their fundraising efforts meet certain criteria.
  • Get a licence for a business that collects or attempts to collect debt or debts from a debtor in Alberta.
  • Get a licence for an out-of-province collection agency business.
  • Get a licence for a person employed or authorized by a collection agency to carry on the activities of a collector.
  • Get a licence for a debt repayment agency.
  • Get a licence for a debt repayment agency that operates outside of Alberta.
  • Get a licence for a collector employed or authorized by a debt repayment agency to act for or deal with debtors.
  • Get a licence for a business where sales contracts are done in person at any place other than the seller’s place of business.
  • Get a licence for a business that secures persons for employment, secures employment for persons or evaluates persons for employers.
  • Get a licence for a business that makes or manages solicitations on behalf of a charitable organization.
  • Get a licence for a business that provides high-cost credit to a borrower in Alberta.
  • Get a business that provides home inspection services to consumers.
  • Get a licence for an individual who is employed by one or more home inspection businesses to conduct home inspections.
  • Get a licence for a business that markets gas and/or electricity.
  • Get a licence for a business that offers, arranges or provides a payday loan to a borrower in Alberta.
  • Get a licence for an individual who solicits, negotiates or concludes prepaid contracts related to work on private dwellings.
  • Get a business licence to sell mobile homes, modular homes and packaged homes.
  • Get a business licence for a business that offers, solicits, negotiates or concludes time share contracts or points based contracts.