Business Permit Licensing System

The City Government of Davao provides efficient and quality service to the business establishment owners operating in Davao City through the online application and issuance of business permits and other transactions.

NEW Business Permit

Get a Mayor’s Permit for your new business through online with these easy steps:
  • Fill out online application form and attach required documents
  • Wait for a call from the Business Bureau for confirmation and verification
  • Pay your business tax at the City Treasurer’s Office or through Online Payment
  • Monitor progress of your application
  • Print Mayor’s Permit here or through the link sent in email
Required Documents
  • Any Government Issued ID (for SOLE PROPRIETOR)
  • Business Barangay Clearance
  • Business Location Map (Preferably Google Map or Sketch)
  • DTI Certificates (if any)
  • Tax Exemption Certificate (if any)
  • Tax Declaration/Land Title or Affidavit of Undertaking (if not rented)
  • Lease Contract/Affidavit of no rental (if not rented)
  • Certified List of Employees
  • Community Tax Certificate (Cedula)
  • SEC, CDA Registration (for Corp or CDA)
  • Articles of Incorporation and Bylaws (for Corporation)

RENEWAL of Business Permit

Renew your business permit easily by following this procedure:
  • Register your email address to get access code.
  • Review your information and attach required documents.
  • Pay your business tax at the City Treasurer’s Office or through Online Payment.
  • Monitor progress of your application.
  • Print Mayor’s Permit here or through the link sent in email.
Required Documents
  • BIR FORM 2551Q Quarterly Percentage Tax Return
  • Financial Statement
  • Special Power of Attorney/Secretary's Certificate/Board Resolution
  • Government IDs for Owners and Authorized Representative
  • Certification
  • Fire Safety Inspection Certificate (FSIC)
  • Previous Mayor's Permit
  • Barangay Certification (if blocked)
  • Certified List of Employee
Note: In the absence of the stated documentary requirements, please proceed to your respective District Offices to renew your business permit.

Other Transactions

Application for your other transaction includes:
  • Additional Business Line
  • Additional Capital
  • Adoption of Business Name
  • Change of Business Address
  • Transfer of Ownership
  • Partial Retirement
  • Full Retirement


How to pay online

Pay your fees without hassle through our payout partners:
  • LandBank
  • Development Bank of the Philippines

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