The Department of Licenses and Inspections (L&I) issues licenses for businesses in the city. Use these materials to apply for licenses related to real estate and property businesses.
You can apply for real estate business licenses online or take your application to the Permit and License Center in the MSB Concourse. Do not mail applications.
|Affidavit of non-rental PDF||If a property owner rents a unit occupied by a family member and no rent is collected, they must sign an affidavit of non-rental.||August 26, 2019|
|Disclosure to homeowners with solicitation to purchase PDF||Residential property wholesaler must provide this disclosure to the homeowner before presenting an offer to purchase a residential property.||April 8, 2021|
|High-rise license application PDF||Application to license high-rise buildings in the city.||October 25, 2019|
|How to renew a rental business license PDF||Information about how to renew rental business licenses in eCLIPSE.||March 1, 2019|
|Rental license application PDF||Use this application when renting a residential property or to license a vacant residential property in the City .||December 22, 2020|
|Rental license supplemental ownership information form PDF||Use this form to identify ownership information as a supplemental document to a new rental license.||September 9, 2021|
|Residential property wholesaler license application PDF||Use this form to apply for a residential property wholesaler license.||January 20, 2021|
|Residential property wholesaler license limits and conditions PDF||Limits and conditions that apply to residential property wholesalers in Philadelphia.||January 20, 2021|
|Residential property wholesaler license supplemental information form PDF||Use this form to identify all corporations that the responsible person has an equity interest in when you apply for a residential property wholesaler license.||January 20, 2021|
|Vacant commercial property license application PDF||Application to license a vacant commercial property in the City.||August 11, 2020|