Any person or legal entity can apply for this license. A business that is established under an EIN must identify up to two corporate owners.
Where and when
You can apply online using eCLIPSE.
If you need help filing your application online, you can schedule a virtual appointment.
You need an appointment to visit the Permit and License Center in person.
Permit and License Center
1401 John F. Kennedy Blvd.
MSB, Public Service Concourse
Philadelphia, PA 19102
Office hours: 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Monday through Friday
Offices close at noon on the last Wednesday of each month.
There is no cost for an Activity License Number.
If you do not already have a City tax account, you can visit the Revenue Department during the same visit.
This license does not need to be renewed.