Business License Renewals

A business license renewal in the City of Norfolk is based upon your prior year's total gross receipts.

Helpful Information

  • Business licenses are valid January 1st through December 31st of any given year.
  • Filing of your gross receipts and payments are due March 1st of the current filing year.
  • Renewal applications will be mailed to the mailing address on file.
  • Renewal applications will be mailed no later than December 31st for the next filing year.
  • View the Business License Renewal Application.
  • There are multiple payment options:
    • Online
      • Visit the customer portal to view and pay your business license using credit/debit cards, e-checks or PayPal. We understand that our users may use a variety of Internet Browsers. In order to provide you with the best online experience possible, we recommend using Google Chrome when you access the portal.
      • You will need a PIN number to enter your gross receipts. If you do not have your PIN number please contact us at 757-664-7886.
    • Pay by Regular Mail
      • Make checks payable to:
      • Filing and Payment should be mailed to the following address:
        Norfolk Commissioner of the Revenue
        P.O. Box 2260
        Norfolk, VA 23501