BizPaL Online Business Permits and Licences



Looking to start or grow your business? BizPaL is your source for Online Business Permit and Licence information. This one-stop service gives entrepreneurs and business owners a single point of contact to find out what permits and licences may be needed from all levels of government – municipal, provincial/territorial, and federal – to start or grow their business.



BizPaL is easy and convenient, available anytime and guides you 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.

This service is the result of strong collaboration between the federal, provincial/territorial and participating municipal governments.


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