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Online Renewal of Basic Business License

Certain business licenses can be renewed online. Please review your renewal bill to determine if you can renew online.
The following items are required to renew your business license online:
  • ABL Number – this number is printed on your renewal bill and starts with LREN or IREN
  • FEIN – the Federal Employer Identification Number of your business
  • PIN – a Personal Identification Number that is sent to you with your renewal bill
  • Credit Card – payment with Visa, MasterCard, or Discover is required for renewal
You can renew your business application online 30 days prior to the expiration of your current license.
DCRA must verify the information prior to the issuance of your renewal license.

Choose a task below:

Review the Requirement for Additional Document
Renew a Business License
Return to the Basic Business License Information Center

For more information, contact the BBL info Center at (202) 442-4400 or Ask the Director

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