Department of Business Affairs and Consumer Protection

3 Simple Steps to Obtain a Business License

To prepare yourself before applying for a City of Chicago business license, you must first decide what type of business you are interested in starting.  Prepare a business plan that will suit your short and long term goals.
We encourage you to visit BACP online for more information on business planning, connecting with resources and other important information to help you in being successful.

3 Simple Steps to Obtain a Business License