Renew Basic Business License

To renew (maintain) an existing Basic Business License.


To renew an existing Basic Business License:

Step 1: Review renewal instructions and bill.

Step 2. Gather requirements, including fees payable to "D.C. Treasurer."

Step 3. Submit renewal application via mailin-person or online (if applicable).

Renewal Application Packets are mailed to the billing address on record no later than 30 days prior to the BBL's date of expiration. Please ensure
your billing address is current and accurate in order to receive your renewal information in a timely manner. If you have not received a renewal application packet or to update your billing address, contact the Business Licensing Division, (202) 442-4311, 1100 4th Street, SW, 2nd Floor, Washington, DC 20024 prior to BBL's expiration.

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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