Business Licensing and Permits

Planning to operate a business in the City of Vaughan? You may require a business licence or permit.

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Options to apply and other resources

  • Options to apply: For all business licences and permits, you can also apply in-person, by email, by mail or drop-box; see each business page for more information.  
  • Business registration: If you have any concerns related to business registration, please visit the Vaughan Business Enterprise Centre.​​​
  • Identification: Learn what Canadian identification is needed to apply for a business licence or permit.
  • Other licences and permits: For a list of all City of Vaughan licences and permits, and other services, visit the Service Vaughan web page


Contact Information

By-law and Compliance, Licensing and Permit Services

Vaughan City Hall
2141 Major Mackenzie Dr.
Vaughan, ON L6A 1T1

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