Open a New Location

Open a new location for the same organization and business activity.


To open a new location for an existing business to conduct the same business activity, you will need to Apply for a new Basic Business License. 

Step 1. Obtain a Certificate of Occupancy/Home Occupation Permit for new location.

Step 2. Gather license-specific requirements.

Step 3. Apply for a new Basic Business License.

Contact the Business Licensing Division, 1100 4th Street, SW, 2nd Floor, Washington, DC 20024, (202) 442-4311.

Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs

1100 4th Street, SW, Washington, DC, 20024

Office Hours: Monday,Tuesday,Wednesday,Friday 8:30am to 4:30pm and Thursday 9:30am - 4:30pm

Phone: (202) 442-4400

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