Half Moon Bay businesses can renew their licenses to operate in the city online using this service.

You will need your Business License Account Number and Online Renewal PIN Number to access this service. These can be found on your business license certificate.

For Business License renewal process, please allow up to 3 weeks to receive your new business license certificate.


How often should I renew my Business License in Half Moon Bay, CA?

Most business licenses issued by the City of Half Moon Bay are valid for one year and the annual license period runs from October 1st to September 30th.

The City will mail each business a renewal notice; however, it is the business owner's responsibility to renew on time. Payment is considered delinquent if not postmarked by October 31st, and is subject to late penalty charges.