Per Eastvale Municipal Code Section 6.72.040, any person conducting or carrying on a business, regardless of trade, profession or occupation, within the City is required to obtain a Business Registration.
- Corporations, LLCs, partnerships (general, limited and limited liability) and trusts are required to apply using an Employer Identification Number (EIN), which is also known as a Federal Employer Identification Number (FEIN).
- Sole proprietorships may apply using a Driver's License number, Identification number, or Social Security number if they do not have a Federal Employer Identification Number (FEIN).
- Corporations, LLCs and partnerships (limited and limited liability) are required to provide their California Secretary of State registration number.
- Any businesses selling tangible goods, including retail and wholesale, are required to provide their Seller's Permit number.
- Professionals (contractors, cosmetologists, etc.) are required to provide their state license number.
Please attach/submit the following documents (if applicable) with your application:
- Proof of dba/Fictitious Business Name filing – if business is in Eastvale, dba must be filed with the Riverside County Assessor-Clerk-Recorder’s office
- Proof of registration with California Secretary of State – applicable for corporations, LLCs and partnerships (limited and limited liability)
- Seller’s Permit from California Department of Tax and Fee Administration (CDTFA)– if business is in Eastvale, seller’s permit must show Eastvale address or indicate multiple locations
The new Business Registration application fee is $114. This fee includes the $4 state CASp fee per AB1379.
When you apply for a Business Registration through our online services, your application will be reviewed for completeness. Once a Business Registration representative has accepted your application, you will receive an email with instructions on how to pay online. Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover credit cards and eChecks are accepted. Please note that there is a 2.9% convenience fee on all credit and debit cards and a $1.25 eCheck processing fee.
Applications received in person or by mail can only be paid by checks, cashiers checks or money orders.
Once payment is received, a certificate will be mailed out within 10-15 business days.
Please note, businesses located in Eastvale need a zoning clearance from our Planning department. If the Planning department needs additional information regarding your business operations, it can delay the time needed to issue a certificate. For questions regarding a zoning clearance, contact our Planning department at 951.703.4460.
Business Registration certificates will expire at the end of the month one year from when it was issued.
Business Registration Renewal FAQ'S
You can renew your business registration online here.
Please note registrations expired more than a year cannot be renewed online. If you are not eligible to renew online, you will need to renew your registration in person or by mail by completing a Business Registration application found here. Please note, applications for renewal received in person or by mail can only be paid by checks, cashiers checks or money orders.
Applications for renewal can be mailed to:
12363 Limonite Avenue Suite 910
Eastvale, CA 91752
You will receive a renewal notice in the mail with instructions on how to renew and pay for your registration online 60 days before the expiration date.
The Business Registration renewal fee is $44. This includes a $4 CASp fee per AB1379. Renewals received 30 days after the expiration date are subject to a $40 late fee. Any renewals with changes to the business name, business address or ownership type are subject to a $40 change fee.
If you do not know how much to pay, please contact the Business Registration center at (951) 703-4400 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Renewal notices are simply courtesy reminders to business owner’s that their Business Registrations will soon expire. It is the business owner’s responsibility to renew their Business Registration. Therefore, failure to receive a renewal notice does not relieve the business owner’s responsibility to renew their business registration; nor is it grounds for waiving any penalties due.