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BizPaL Business Permits and Licences

Looking to start or grow your business?

BizPaL is an innovative online service allowing you, the entrepreneur or business owner, a central place to find all permit and licence information needed to start or grow your business.

Based on some generic information that you provide about the business, you will generate a complete list of needed permits and licences from the municipal, provincial, and federal levels of government in one place.

Finding out which government requirements apply to a certain business type can be time consuming and frustrating. BizPaL was created to help identify what you may require, quickly and easily. The information you need is available from a single source; entrepreneurs spend less time dealing with red tape - saving effort and money in the process - and more time building their business.

The service is the result of strong collaboration between the federal, provincial/territorial and participating local governments, and was designed with the following benefits in mind:

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  • Easy and convenient
  • One stop access to permit and licence information
  • Accessible anytime

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