New Business Registration
San Francisco’s Business and Tax Regulations Code requires that every person engaging in business within the City must register within 15 days after commencing business. The Business Registration Certificate must be conspicuously displayed at your place of business and renewed annually by May 31st.
Determine if your business needs to register in San Francisco
If you answer "Yes" to any of the questions below, you must register your business.
- New Business Registration Instructions
- City Suppliers / Vendors (P25) Business Registration
- Independent Contractor Notice of Business Registration Requirement
- Information for Lessors of Residential Real Estate (Residential Landlords)
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