Anyone conducting any kind of endeavor for profit or gain is required to obtain a business licence. This includes non-profit organizations and seasonal operations. Temporary fundraising activities, registered charitable organizations, property management involving 3 or fewer rental units, and garage sales are exempted from requiring a business licence. Please follow a link below for more information:
- Business Licence Information Brochure
- Business Licence Application Form
- Home-based Business Development Permit Application Forms
- Business Licence By-law
New Business Licences/Changes to Existing Licences and Business Licence Renewals
To apply for a new Business Licence, or change an existing licence or renew a business licence, email applications to [email protected], or visit the Land and Building Services office located in the Calcite Business Centre at Unit #6 – 151 Industrial Road.
Business licence renewal payments can also be mailed to the City of Whitehorse, 2121 – 2nd Avenue, Whitehorse, YT Y1A 1C2.
Business Licence Renewal Payment
To pay your Business Licence renewal fee online, simply enter the Business Licence number, the total payment due, and your email address in the form below, fill out the captcha and then click the “Proceed to Payment” button. A new page will open to the City’s payment provider, Moneris, for a safe and secure transaction.
Please note, this service is only available if there are no changes and the Licence has not expired.
On the Moneris payment page, enter your payment information and confirm payment.
We are able to process Visa and MasterCard transactions. A receipt will be emailed to you once the transaction has been approved.
An Administrative Assistant will contact you in the event of a payment discrepancy.
We are available Monday to Friday (excluding holidays), 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. if you experience any issues.
Has your business licence expired? Yes/No
Are there changes to any of the following?
- Business mailing address
- Physical address of business
- Business name
- Business activity
If you answered ‘Yes’ to any of the questions above, do not proceed with the online payment. Please contact us directly (contact details below).
If you answered ‘No’ to all of the questions, please provide the following: