Apply for a business license in the city of Hermosa Beach, California online using this service. 

Business licenses are renewed on an annual basis and expire the end of 12th month of each year. The business start date is the first date your business started operating in the City of Hermosa Beach.

Please note that Employee identification numbers are required for all new businesses.  Sole owner or partnerships are required to provide Social Security number for all owners/partners.  LLC, Limited Partnership, Trust or Corporations are required to provide a Federal Employee Identification Number (FEIN) or State Employee Identification Number (SEIN) for the business.


Do I need to pay anything to apply for a business license?

No payment will be required until your application has been reviewed and accepted. You will receive an email verifying the receipt of application. Within 7 business days you will receive an email containing the amount due and instructions on how to make payment online.