Business licensing information can be obtained through the Biz Pal website.

Simplifying business for entrepreneurs

BizPaL is an online service that walks you through finding comprehensive information about the permits and licences you need from all levels of government - local, provincial and federal.

BizPaL helps generate a customized list of the permits and licences your business needs. Whether you want to start or grow your business or are already in operation and want to verify that you have all the correct permits and licences - BizPaL can help.

​Key Benefits

  • Save time and money - Because most of the information you need is available from a single source, you spend less time searching and more time building your business. 

  •  Improve business planning - With BizPaL, you know which permits and licenses are needed for your business, enabling you to comply with them and get it right the first time.

  • Get answers when you need them - As an online service, BizPaL is available day or night to help you navigate government requirements. What's more, all answers are tailored to your business situation.

This service is the result of strong collaboration between the Government of Canada and participating provincial/territorial, and local governments.