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The City has expanded and enhanced online services available to businesses. Register an account today to submit an application online. You can follow the status of your application.

If you submitted your application at the DCA Licensing Center:
- You will need a PIN to follow the status of your application and/or submit additional materials online. Follow the steps below.

4 easy steps to submit online requests:

  1. Have your Record ID and PIN ready. This information is on your Acknowledgment of Application printout. Or click here to request a PIN.
  2. Register an account or Login 
  3. After you register/login, enter your Record ID and PIN to link your account to your DCA Records. Note: You need to submit only one Record ID and PIN to link all of your DCA license records.
  4. Select Access My Account from the blue Businesses - DCA box [see screnshot] to follow the status of your application and/or submit additional materials.

If you already linked your account, click here to login, then scroll to the blue Businesses - DCA box to select Access My Account [see screenshot] to follow the status of your application and/or submit additional materials.

Read FAQs – Online Services

Amusement Arcade

Amusement Device (Permanent)

Amusement Device (Portable)

Amusement Device (Temporary)

Auction House (Premises)


Billiard Room

Bingo Game Operator

Booting Company

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Catering Establishment

Cigarette Retail Dealer

Commercial Lessor

Dealer in Products for the Disabled

Debt Collection Agency

Electronic & Home Appliance Service Dealer

Electronics Store

Employment Agency

Games of Chance

Gaming Café


Garage and Parking Lot

General Vendor

General Vendor Distributor

Home Improvement Contractor

Home Improvement Salesperson

Horse Drawn Cab Driver

Horse Drawn Cab Owner


Laundry Jobber


Locksmith Apprentice

Motion Picture Projectionist


Parking Lot


Pedicab Business 

Pedicab Driver

Process Server Individual

Process Serving Agency

Scale Dealer/Repairer

Scrap Metal Processor

Secondhand Dealer Auto

Secondhand Dealer Firearms

Secondhand Dealer General

Sidewalk Café

Sightseeing Bus

Sightseeing Guide

Special Sale (e.g., Going Out of Business, Liquidation, etc.)

Stoop Line Stand

Storage Warehouse

Temporary Street Fair Vendor Permit

Tow Truck Company

Tow Truck Driver

Tow Truck Exemption