Those who wish to set up a trade or a business in the City of Prince Rupert are required to apply for a trade license. Please complete the trade license application and return it to Customer Services at City Hall along with the required fees.
See below for access to the City's Business License Application and List of Licensing fees.
For more information on Business Licencing, please see the City’s brochure on Trade Licences.
Online Application and Other Business Resources
BizPaL is an innovative online service that provides entrepreneurs with simplified access to information about business permits, licenses and other requirements needed to start, operate and grow your business from the federal, provincial/territorial and participating municipal governments.
Looking to start a business in Prince Rupert?
We have an online toolkit that's right for you! Check out our investment portal at: princerupert.ecdev.org to learn more about Prince Rupert's advantages, the economic climate, opportunities and resources to support your business.
For more information on starting a business in Prince Rupert, or to access additional support, feel free to reach out to our Economic Development Office at:
Prince Rupert Economic Development Office
424 3rd Ave West
Prince Rupert, BC, V8J 1L7
Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/PREconomicDevelopment/
Manager of Transportation and Economic Development
City of Prince Rupert
Tel: (250) 627-5138