Business Licenses



Those who wish to set up a trade or a business in the City of Prince Rupert are required to apply for a trade license. Please complete the trade license application and return it to Customer Services at City Hall along with the required fees.


Trade License Application

List of License Fees


For more information on Business Licencing, please see the City’s brochure on Trade Licences.


Online Application and Other Business Resources

BizPaL is an innovative online service that provides entrepreneurs with simplified access to information about business permits, licenses and other requirements needed to start, operate and grow your business from the federal, provincial/territorial and participating municipal governments.


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