Application Forms

Business License Registration

Persons conducting business in the City of Dublin are required to register their business with the City of Dublin. Business license fees are non-refundable. For more information, contact the Community Development Department at 925-833-6610 or by email at

For business license renewal questions, please contact the Finance Department at (925) 833-6640.
BUSINESS LICENSE FEES Effective July 1, 2021
New Business $96
Renewal $27
Temporary (Daily) $46/day 
CASp Fee - SB1186 $4 New/Renewal/Daily
Change of Business Address and/or Transfer of Ownership
 (Businesses located in Dublin)
Duplicate Business License Certificate $23
Penalty Fees/Other Fees Business License Fees & FAQs 

Business License Forms

Location of Business
Application Preview Submit a Business License Application Online 
A residence in the City of Dublin Home Occupation Home Occupation
A commercial location in the City of Dublin Commercial Commercial
Doing business in Dublin, office located outside of Dublin Outside Outside

Apply for a Business License

Click on the business license application you want to apply for under Submit a Business License Application Online, see above. Enter your name and email address in DocuSign. Complete and submit your application. City staff will review your application for completeness and contact you to collect payment within 3 business days. Then the application will be reviewed by City departments for approval. Home Occupation and Commercial business license applications take 6-8 weeks to process. Once a business license application is approved, a certificate will be mailed. 

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