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Business Licence Information Service

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Part A : Compulsory Licence(s):

Food and Environmental Hygiene Department
Licence Name Application Form / Guidance Note Telephone Number
Chinese Herb Tea Permit
application form  Application for Permit (PDF Form)
Please click here for the contact details
guidance notes  Application for Permit
application form  Application for Permit (Electronic Form)
Inland Revenue Department
Licence Name Application Form / Guidance Note Telephone Number
Business Registration Certificate
guidance notes  How to apply for business registration
TEL: 187 8088


Part B : Additional Licence(s) that may be needed:

Companies Registry
Licence Name Application Form / Guidance Note Telephone Number
Certificate of Incorporation
guidance notes  Incorporation of a Local Limited Company
TEL: 2867 2587
Food and Environmental Hygiene Department
Licence Name Application Form / Guidance Note Telephone Number
Light Refreshment Restaurant Licence and its Provisional Licence
application form  Application for Food Business Licence (PDF Form)
Please click here for the contact details
guidance notes  A Guide to Application for Restaurant Licences
guidance notes  Application for Food Business Licence
application form  Application for Food Business Licence (Electronic Form)
Permission for Outside Seating Accommodation for Restaurants
application form  Application for Outside Seating Accommodation (PDF Form)
Please click here for the contact details
guidance notes  General Referral Protocols for Outside Seating Accommodation Application in Restaurants
guidance notes  Guide to Application for Outside Seating Accommodation

Part C : Other Licence(s) that may be required if your business is involved in the following activities:

The site/premises of the proposed use or development falls under "Column 2" uses (requiring permission from Town Planning Board) of the Notes for each land use zone of the relevant statutory town plan, i.e. Outline Zoning Plan or Development Permission Area Plan, or as required under the terms of the Notes.
Town Planning Board
Licence Name Application Form / Guidance Note Telephone Number
Planning Permission (to be granted by Town Planning Board) application form  Guidance Notes - Application for Permission under Section 16 of the Town Planning Ordinance (CAP.131)
Please click here for the contact details
application form  Relevant web page for on-line submission
guidance notes  Relevant web page for planning application


You will organize or conduct any competition or other scheme (e.g. lucky draws, scratch cards) for the purpose of promoting a trade or business or the sale of any product.
Home Affairs Department
Licence Name Application Form / Guidance Note Telephone Number
Trade Promotion Competition Licence application form  Application Forms and Guide for Applicants
TEL: 2117 3916/ 2117 3798
guidance notes  Application for Trade Promotion Competition Licence
application form  Information Leaflet on How to Apply for a Licence


You will discharge any effluents from your site or premises.
Environmental Protection Department
Licence Name Application Form / Guidance Note Telephone Number
Licence for Discharge from Industrial, Commercial and Institutional Premises application form  Form A - Application for a licence/renewal/variation of a licence (Water Pollution Control Ordinance Cap. 358)
TEL: 2838 3111
guidance notes  Relevant web page for application

Disclaimers :

While every effort is made to ensure the accuracy of the above information, the Trade and Industry Department cannot guarantee this to be so and will not be held liable for any reliance placed on the same. For details, please click here.

Last Review Date : 26 February 2016