Completing this application is only the first step in acquiring a business licence.
A business cannot be opened or operated until the City of Abbotsford reviews the application and issues a business licence.
SOCAN - If you use live or recorded music in your business, please go to
for licensing information as it is Federal Copyright Law.
Intermunicipal Business Licenses are not available online at this time, and must be applied for in person at Abbotsford City Hall. For more information please visit
our Intermunicipal Business Licence Page
Frequently asked questions
For more information
Choose business licence type
For an Accounting/Bookkeeping business, please select the Licence Type "Business and Personal Services" and Subtype "Business Services")
Business and Personal Services