Starting a Business

Tools and resources to guide you through the process of starting a business.
Just the Facts

Did you know that advice from Small Business Administration partner organizations such as SCORE is available free of charge to small business owners?

Tools and Resources
Use this interactive property map to help you find the best Virginia Beach location for your business.
Find help with any stage of your business venture.
The Commissioner of the Revenue’s office interviews business license applicants and determines industry classification.
Get access to the largest network of volunteer business mentors providing free answers to your business questions.
Find local partners that counsel, mentor and train small businesses.
Home based businesses have specific requirements, including proof of residency.
Read the latest on starting and managing a business.
Your ticket to free training on a variety of small business topics.
Page Last Updated: August 25, 2023