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Permit Locator

Find and submit permits, licenses, and forms that apply to your business by trying the search field or drilling down by type. If you're not sure where to begin, explore the Start a Business section or take a look at one of our Starter Kits.

Office of Small Business - Change in Office Hours:

Beginning 12/8/21 and through 2/14/22, the Small Business Assistance Center at the Office of Small Business will be closed for in-person services. We will continue to provide services virtually by phone, email, and Zoom, Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm. Businesses needing assistance may contact us at (415) 554-6134 or via email at sfosb@sfgov.org.

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Finding What You Need




Search if you know exactly which forms you’re looking for.



Filter by category to find permits and licenses for your specific business.


Go to the Starter Kits for a step-by-step guide.


Create a Business Portal account and add documents to My Folder to submit your applications online.

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