Apply for Business License to operate in the City of Arcadia, California online using this service. 

Every business that operates within the City of Arcadia must obtain a business license and comply with all provisions of the Arcadia Municipal Code. Only businesses specifically exempted by State or Federal statute are not required to obtain a Business License.

Arcadia business licenses are valid for 12 months commencing on the first day of the month during which the license is issued and terminating on the last day of the twelfth month. Licenses applied for after starting a business are subject to a late payment processing charge. 

FAQs

How much is the business license fee/tax in Arcadia, CA?

The business license/tax fee is a flat rate and varies depending on the business type. Here is the pricing list per business type: https://www.arcadiaca.gov/home/showdocument?id=18523