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, 2023
New Business $106
Renewal $29
Temporary (Daily) $48/day 
CASp Fee - SB1186 $4 New/Renewal/Daily
Change of Business Address / Transfer of Ownership (Businesses located in Dublin) $70
Duplicate Business License Certificate $26
Penalty Fees/Other Fees Business License Fees & FAQs 

Business License Forms

Location of Business
Submit a Business License Application Online 
1. A Home Occupation business operates in a residence in the City of Dublin.
2. A Commercial business operates in a commercial space in the City of Dublin.
3. An Outside business is conducting business in Dublin, with an office located outside of Dublin.
Business License Application 

Apply for a Business License

Select "Business License Application" in the table, above.  Complete the application.  Once you've completed the application, click on SUBMIT at the bottom of the page.  City Staff will review your application for completeness and process it. You will then be sent an email notification within three (3) business days to make an online payment for the new business license application fee. Next, the application will be reviewed by City departments for approval. Home Occupation and Commercial business license applications may take up to 6-8 weeks to process. Once a business license application is approved, a certificate will be mailed. 

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