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Commercial Business License

Updated February 17, 2021

In an effort to continue providing assistance to the public, the Department of Community Development has taken measures to accept business license applications via email. Please follow the instructions in the following document:

Business License Interim Electronic Submittal Procedure (PDF)

Should you have any questions, please contact the Business License Division at (562) 916-1236 or

Please note that all of the forms below must be filled out in order to apply for a commercial business license.

The agreement and application forms may be filled out online, printed and mailed to the Business License Division at the address listed below.

Applications can be requested by calling (562) 916-1236 or by submitting an e-mail to Business License and asking for a packet to be mailed to you.

Applications must be mailed to:

Business License Division
City of Cerritos
18125 Bloomfield Avenue
P.O. Box 3130
Cerritos, CA 90703

or e-mailed to

Applications sent via fax will not be accepted.

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