Date Revised: 04/07/2023
D.C. Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs
Basic Business Online License Applications -- Some camps may need general business license
Henry J. Daly Building
300 Indiana Avenue
NW, Room 3055, WA 20001
Fee of $7
Available through the DMV website.
Fee of $7 - $13
Covers all employees unless specifically exempt or covered by wage order.
Exemptions: volunteers for educational, charitable, religious, or nonprofit organizations; lay officers of religious organizations if engaged in religious functions; bona fide executives, administrators, professionals, and outside salespeople as defined by FLSA
Federal minimum wage may be paid to: newly hired learners age 18 or older (for no more than 90 days), students employed by institutions of higher education, and minors under age 18. Less than minimum wage permitted for handicapped workers under special certificates. Persons employed under the Job Training Partnership Act, Youth Employment Act, or Older Americans Act must be paid at rates required by those Acts.
1½ times regular rate after 40-hour week
Those employees exempt from the state minimum wage
No specified state-level meal/rest period requirements. Federal FLSA meal/rest period requirements apply for those covered by Act.