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Guide Sheet: 5 Basic Steps to Obtaining a Business License
The Business License Center closes at 4:30 pm daily. The customers can obtain a Q-Matic Ticket to begin the licensing process until 4:00 pm. Note: the cashier closes promptly at 4:30 pm.
DCRA's Basic Business Licenses are divided into 16 endorsements and numerous subsequent categories. Please review the directory below to locate the applicable business category, based on the primary business activity, and determine the requirements for licensure. Please note: more than one license category may be applicable.