Business Licensing

All businesses, including home-based businesses, require a Business Licence issued by the City. Business Licences are issued to applicants that are in compliance with City regulations, which vary by the type of business being conducted. There is also an expedited process for home-based business, which can usually be completed within a day.

Application Form  Business Licence Payment  MyCity

Business Licence Renewal

City of Kamloops Business Licence renewal invoices are mailed out at the end of November each year. Payments are due by the following January 1, and may be paid online using a MyCity accountthe City's online payment system, using online banking services, by mail, or in person at City Hall, 7 Victoria Street West, Kamloops, BC, V2C 1A2.

Inter-Community Business Licence

If you have a mobile business and conduct business in two or more of the partner communities, inquire about the Inter-Community Business Licence program's options. Partnering communities may include Kamloops, Tk'émlúps te Secwépemc, Merritt, Lytton, Logan Lake, Clinton, Barriere, and Chase. For more information, please contact 250-828-3481 or

External Resources

The OneStop Business Registry makes it easier and faster for entrepreneurs to register a sole proprietorship or general partnership, apply for a municipal Business Licence (resident and non-resident), set up provincial sales tax or hotel room tax accounts, and more.

Complete up to 11 government forms with one entry, including the City of Kamloops Business Licence Application. OneStop can be accessed 24/7 on the Internet or through a public access terminal in a OneStop location:

250-455 Columbia Street
Phone: 250-828-4540