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How to apply for a business licence

Before you start

Review Getting Started – Business 101​ and Understanding Business Licence Requirements to understand business licensing and registration. There are key pieces of information required to start the process and to understand the approvals that are required once you have applied.

How to apply

You can apply for a business licence in the following ways:


Use the Business Regist​ration Tool. Once you have finished the process, your application will be reviewed and you will be contacted in the following business days to confirm your business details and to collect payment.

Over the phone

Contact the Planning Services Centre to apply and make payment using a credit card.

In ​person 

Apply in person at the Planning Services Centre​ Book an appointment online to skip the line.