Business licenses can now be renewed online with the PIN provided on the Business License Renewal Notice received in the mail. The PIN is located on the bottom of the Renewal Notice form.

  • If your Renewal Notice does not have a PIN, please contact the City of Milpitas Finance Department at 408-586-3100.
  • Renewal notices are mailed 45 days prior to the expiration of your business license.
  • To process your payment, please provide a valid email address and Visa, MasterCard or Discover credit card for payment.
  • If any of the information printed on the renewal is incorrect, you must renew by mail or in person.
  • If a change of ownership has occurred for businesses located inside the City of Milpitas, you must file a new application in person.


  1. Locate the Account Number and PIN Number on your renewal form and log in to our online portal.
  2. Verify your business information.
  3. Provide information used to calculate your amount due.
  4. Provide credit card payment information.
  5. Print a copy of your receipt.
  6. Please allow up to 10 business days, after completing the online renewal process, to receive your new business license if no additional information is needed.

Begin Online Renewal

Renew your business license via our online portal.