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Department of Licensing and Consumer Protection

1100 4th Street, SW, Washington, DC 20024

(202) 671-4500


BBL Email Address Update

We are enhancing our technology to communicate effectively and efficiently with you. Our goal is to reach both long-standing and future licensees. The Department of Licensing and Consumer Protection will use the email address you provide to inform, alert and notify you of business license status, regulatory changes, and Agency events.

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Are you a current holder of a Basic Business License?

Upon submission of this form, you certify that the above statements on this application are true and complete to your best knowledge and belief. You agree to comply with all applicable laws and regulations of the District of Columbia. You understand that, anyone who makes a false statement on this form can be criminally prosecuted; and, if convicted, fined up to $1000, imprisoned up to 180 days, or both, under D.C. Official Code § 22-2405.

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