Main Street businesses

BizPaL is a service provided by the federal, provincial/territorial, and municipal governments.

BizPaL is an online service that simplifies the business permit and licence process for entrepreneurs, businesses, governments, and third-party business service providers. Users simply answer a series of questions on their type of business and BizPaL will automatically generate a list of permits and licences from all levels of government (federal, provincial, territorial and municipal), with basic information on each, as well as links to government sites where users can learn more and, in some cases, apply online.

Why BizPaL...

  • It's free - Search for the permits and licences you may need to start or grow your business.
  • Save time and money - Spend less time searching for information and more time building your business.
  • Improve business planning - Know which permits and licences are needed so that you get it right the first time.
  • Get answers - Available 24/7 to help you navigate government requirements specific to your business type.

Access the BizPaL service now!