Beverly Hills escort permits and escort bureau licenses

Beverly Hills requires that anyone working as an escort within its city limits seek out an escort permit awarded by the Beverly Hills Police Department. An escort is anyone who, for payment or hire, offers to accompany another person to social affairs or other events or activities in public or private environments

. An escort bureau is a business that refers escorts to clients, in exchange for a fee or commission. Escort bureaus must obtain a license from the business tax. The goals for the permit and license requirements is to keep organized crime and other forms of criminal activity away from Beverly Hills.

Licensing Offices

  • Escort Permit
    • Beverly Hills Police Department
    • 464 N. Rexford Dr.
    • Beverly Hills, California 90210
    • (310) 550-4951
  • Escort Bureau Permit/License
    • City of Beverly Hills
    • Department of Finance Administration
    • Business Tax Division
    • 455 No. Rexford Drive, Room 250
    • Beverly Hills, CA 90210
    • (310) 285-2419


  • Escort Permit $59 initial application/$26 license renewal
  • Escort Bureau License $497.70

Requirements for Escort Permit:

  • Proof of age; applicants must be at least 21 years old
  • Name and contact information, along with any aliases or stage names
  • Residence history for 3 years
  • Employment history for 3 years
  • Name of the escort bureau employed with
  • Authorization for the police to investigate applicant’s background for moral wholesomeness
  • Any other information requested by the police department

Requirements for Escort Bureau License:

  • Application must be in the name of an individual; no licenses are given to corporations or partnerships
  • All employees’ names and addresses (with proof they are all over 21 years old)
  • Approved fictitious names for business
  • Consent for the police or sheriff’s department to investigate applicant for good moral character
  • Additional information may be required by the County of Los Angeles

Applications must be filed in person from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday at the appropriate offices (please see above).