Do I Need a License to Do That in San Francisco? Professional and Business Licenses

In order to offer certain services or goods, you may need to get a special professional license (sometimes called an occupational license), permit, registration, or certification. Many of these requirements are at the state level, so be sure to see our Guide to Professional and Business Licenses in California.

Do I need to register my business in San Francisco?

If you work for yourself or own a company, you likely need licenses or registrations in addition to whether or not you need a “professional license.” See our guide Do I need to Register my Business?

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Business Owner/Entrepreneur

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