A Business License is required by anyone who wishes to transact or conduct business within the boundaries of National City (City).
First Time Applicants
To operate a business within the City, a Business License is required before conducting a business. Businesses located outside of National City are required to obtain a National City Business License before conducting any business within National City, even if licensed by another jurisdiction.
If your business name is other than your surname, or has more than one owner, or implies multiple ownership, you will need to file a Fictitious Business Name with the County Assessor, Clerk and Recorder's Office.
Please make all fees and taxes payable to the City of National City.
Business Located in National City must submit:
Home based business must submit:
Contractors that conduct business within National City but do not have a fixed place of business within the City must submit:
Businesses located outside National City that conduct business within National City but do not have a fixed place of business within the City and are not State Contractors must submit:
Business License for National City Swapmeet must submit:
All business licenses expire on December 31st. Business License Renewal Applications are mailed in December and are due back to the City by February 28th.
Renew your business license online is available.
Local business listing:
If you have questions or would like to request additional information about business licenses please call (619) 336-4330 or email us email@example.com.
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City Hall, 1243 National City Blvd, National City, California 91950 | Phone: (619) 336-4241 Fax: (619) 336-4239