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Department of Licensing and Consumer Protection

1100 4th Street, SW, Washington, DC 20024

(202) 671-4500



Use this webform to request a record certification of a Basic Business License.



One category per record certification. $1.10 per record certification.

Premise Address

Start of Business Activity

End of Business Activity

Name of Requestor

Mailing Address

You will be notified via email when your record certification is available for pickup. Upon notification, please report to:

Department of Licensing and Consumer Protection

Digital Service Center, 2nd Floor

1100 4th Street, SW

Washington, DC 20024


NOTE: The certificate will be mailed if not picked up within ten (10) business days of email notification.

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