Learn about government business requirements, with BizPal

BizPaL is an innovative online service that gives you simplified  information about business permits, licences, and other requirements for starting, operating, and growing your business.  

Why use BizPal?

The result of a collaboration among the Government of Canada, the Province of BC, and the District of North Vancouver, BizPal offers a number of benefits:

  • It's free — Search for the permits and licences you may need to start or grow your business
  • Save time and money — Spend less time searching for information and more time building your business
  • Improve business planning — Know which permits and licences are needed so that you get it right the first time
  • Get answers — Available 24/7 to help you navigate government requirements specific to your business type.

Use BizPal now to look up requirements for your business


Need help with your business?

We're committed to supporting a thriving and diverse local economy.

We can help you start, expand, or move your business, identify a location for your business, understand municipal licence and permit requirements, and more.

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