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FAQ Tag: business license

How can I print a copy of my business license?

Create an account profile at https://elicense.cityofsanrafael.org/Home/SignIn.  By logging into this profile, you can renew, close, or print documents from one or more linked business license accounts.

What is a business license?

A business license is a tax for doing business. The San Rafael Municipal Code requires that you obtain a license to conduct business within the city limits of San Rafael, even if your physical office is located outside city limits. A business license is not a permit. It is not evidence that the holder is … Continued

What if a corporate officer changes?

The president, treasurer, and other officers of a corporation may be shareholders, but they are not the owners of the business for our purposes.  We consider the corporation itself the owner of the business.  Just send us a follow-up email to BLRenewal@cityofsanrafael.org with updated contact information.

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