Business Licensing

Business licensing has moved online.

To apply for a new business licence, download a copy of our In-Town Business Licence Application or Out of Town Business Application; email your completed application to

Business licences can be renewed online through MyCity (you will need to create an account if you do not already have one) or through our online payment portal. You will need a Visa, MasterCard or American Express to pay for your licence renewal. You will also need your account or licence number which you will find on the top-right-hand corner of your licensing fee invoice, or on your previous year’s business licence certificate. 

Please contact Business Licensing if you need any help with applying for or renewing your business licence.

Business Licence Bylaw

The City of St. Albert's Business License Bylaw 43/2000 requires businesses to hold a valid Business Licence when conducting business within the boundaries of the City of St. Albert. A business is defined under Business Licence Bylaw 43/2000 as any business, occupation, activity, amusement, entertainment, trade employment, profession or calling and the provision of a service of any kind that is conducted for the purpose of earning income, whether or not it is conducted for the purpose of earning a profit.

Business licences need to be renewed annually and expire on December 31 of each year.

Please contact Business Licensing if you need more information.


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Last edited: October 19, 2020