Canada - Commercial Guide
Licensing Requirements for Professional Services

Includes license requirements for key professional services that are open to U.S. service providers.

Last published date: 2020-08-03

To do business in Canada, and to comply with government regulations, you may need a variety of licenses and/or permits from various levels of government. The permits and licenses search tool can assist you in finding which licensing requirements may apply to your business. Find resources at: https://www.canada.ca/en/services/business/permits.html. You should check with the local government about requirements for new businesses in your planned area of operation.