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Cuban Entrepreneurial Categories

last updated Nov. 2017

  1. Accountant/Tax Preparation
  2. Animal Caretaker
  3. Animal Groomer
  4. Animal Rental
  5. Animal Trainer
  6. Antique Dealer
  7. Art Restorer
  8. Artificial Flowers Seller
  9. Artisan (arts and crafts maker)
  10. Audio Systems Installer/Operator
  11. Automobile Battery Repair
  12. Automobile Electrician
  13. Babysitter/Nanny
  14. Barber (this category to be changed to “Beauty Services” combining Barbers, Hairdressers, and Makeup Artists)
  15. Bedframe Repair
  16. Benny Moré Dance Team
  17. Bicycle Repair
  18. Blacksmith/Seller of Horseshoes and Nails
  19. Book Binding
  20. Breeder/Seller of Pets
  21. Builder/Seller/Installer of Radio and TV Antennas
  22. Building Construction Services
  23. Building Superintendent
  24. Bus Driver
  25. Bus/Train/Taxi Stop Barker (calls out instructions to waiting passengers)
  26. Button Coverer (wraps buttons in cloth, popular in the 50’s and 60’s)
  27. Buyer and Seller of Records (including CDs) (new licenses will not be issued for this category)
  28. Café Owner (cafetería)
  29. Café Owner (cafeteria, light snacks and beverages)
  30. Car Body Remolding
  31. Car Painter
  32. Car washer/Oil Changer
  33. Caretaker of Elderly/Handicapped
  34. Caricaturists
  35. Carpenter
  36. Cart Operator
  37. Charcoal Manufacturer/Seller
  38. Cleaning/Household Help
  39. Clothes Washing/Ironing
  40. Collector and Payer of Bills
  41. Collector/Seller of Natural Resources (ie sell shells)
  42. Collector/Seller of Recyclables
  43. Computer Programmer
  44. Construction Laborer
  45. Contracted Employee of a Self-Employed
  46. Costume Jewelry Repair
  47. Craftsman/Seller/Repairman of Wicker Furniture
  48. Dance Duo “Amor” (traditional Cuban dances)
  49. Dandy (man dressed in Colonial garb)
  50. Decorator
  51. Disposable Lighter Repair and Refill
  52. Document Translator
  53. Doll and Toy Repair
  54. Driving Instructor
  55. Electric Motor Rewiring
  56. Electrician
  57. Electronic Equipment Repair
  58. Embroiderer/Knitter
  59. Engraver of Numbers
  60. Event Planner (weddings, etc)
  61. Extras (people in period dress)
  62. Eyeglass Repair
  63. Fence and Walkway Repair
  64. Floor Polisher
  65. Flower Bed Arranger
  66. Flower Wreath Arranger
  67. Folkloric Dancers
  68. Food Retailer (in kiosks and farmers’ markets)
  69. Food Wholesaler (new licenses will not be issued for this category)
  70. Formal Wear Rental
  71. Fortune Tellers
  72. Fresh Fruit Peeler
  73. Furniture Painter and Polisher
  74. Furniture Repairman
  75. Gardener
  76. Grower/Seller of Ornamental Plants
  77. Grower/Seller of Plants for Animal Feed and Medicinal Purposes
  78. Habaneras (women posing in colorful colonial attire)
  79. Hair Braider
  80. Hairdresser (this category to be changed to “Beauty Services” combining Barbers, Hairdressers, and Makeup Artists)
  81. Handcar Operator (on rails)
  82. Horse and Carriage Rides
  83. Horse-Drawn Carriage Operator
  84. House Painter
  85. Insurance Agent
  86. Iron Worker (grating for doors, windows)
  87. Jeep Driver
  88. Jewelry Repair
  89. Knife Grinder
  90. Leather Craftsman
  91. Leather Repair
  92. Leather Tanner (except cows and horses)
  93. Locksmith
  94. Machinist
  95. Maker of Yokes, Harnesses and Rope for Oxen
  96. Maker/Seller of Aluminum Products
  97. Maker/Seller of Food and Beverages in “China Town”
  98. Maker/Seller of Marble Objects
  99. Maker/Seller of Non-Ferrous Metals
  100. Maker/Seller of Soaps, Dyes
  101. Make-up Artist (this category to be changed to “Beauty Services” combining Barbers, Hairdressers, and Makeup Artists)
  102. Mambises-style Musical Groups (traditional Cuban music)
  103. Manicurist
  104. Mason
  105. Masseuse
  106. Mattress Repair
  107. Mechanical and Combustion Equipment Repair
  108. Mechanical Saw Operator (as in a sawmill)
  109. Messenger
  110. Metal Polisher
  111. Miller of Grains
  112. Mini-Bus Driver
  113. Mobile Hand Cart Hawker of Agricultural Products (new licenses will not be issued for this category)
  114. Motorcycle Driver
  115. Mule Driver
  116. Music/Art Instructor
  117. Musical Duo “Los Amigos” (popular music)
  118. Musical Instrument Tuning and Repair
  119. Night Watchman or Building Doorman
  120. Non-Alcoholic Beverage Seller (home delivery)
  121. Office Equipment Repair
  122. Operator of Children’s Fun Wagon Pulled by Pony or Goat
  123. Ornamental Fish Farmer
  124. Painters (who sell pictures in the street)
  125. Palm Tree Trimmer
  126. Parking Attendant (including for cars, bicycles)
  127. Part-time Farm Laborer
  128. Party Entertainer (clowns, magicians)
  129. Passenger Boat Operator
  130. Pedal Taxi Driver
  131. Photographer
  132. Piñata Maker/Seller
  133. Plasterer
  134. Plastic Covering Maker for IDs
  135. Plumber
  136. Postal Agent
  137. Private Construction Contractor (in the Havana “Old Town”)
  138. Producer/Seller of Articles and Animals for Religious Use
  139. Producer/Seller of Bricks and Tiles
  140. Producer/Seller of Brooms and Brushes
  141. Producer/Seller of Clay Goods (pots, planters, cookware)
  142. Producer/Seller of Costume Jewelry
  143. Producer/Seller of Harnesses, Blankets, and Saddles
  144. Producer/Seller of Items Used in the Home (self-made or made by other self-employed)
  145. Producer/Seller of Plaster Figurines
  146. Producer/Seller of Rubber Accessories
  147. Public Bathroom Attendant
  148. Public Park Caretaker
  149. Real Estate Broker
  150. Recreational Equipment Operator (for rustic equipment) (new licenses will not be issued for this category)
  151. Refrigerator Mechanic
  152. Repair of Measurement Instruments
  153. Repairer of Water Pumps
  154. Restaurant Owner (paladares)
  155. Roaster (ie of peanuts, coffee)
  156. Roofer
  157. Room/Home Rental
  158. Saddle and Harness Repair
  159. Seamstress/Tailor
  160. Septic Tank Repairman and Cleaner
  161. Sewing Machine Repair
  162. Shearer (as in sheep)
  163. Shining Shoes
  164. Shoe Repair
  165. Shoemaker/Shoe Salesman
  166. Shorthand, Typing, and Language Instructor
  167. Sign Painter
  168. Small Household Goods Repair
  169. Small-Truck Driver
  170. Space Rentals in One’s Home to Self-employed
  171. Spark Plug Cleaner and Tester
  172. Sports Trainer (except martial arts and diving)
  173. Station Wagon Driver
  174. Stove/Range Repair
  175. Street-based Seller of Food and Beverages
  176. Taxi Driver
  177. Telecommunications Agent (retail)
  178. Textile Dyer
  179. Three-Wheeled Pedal Taxi Driver
  180. Thresher
  181. Tire Repair
  182. Trader of Scrap Metals
  183. Traditional Barber
  184. Trained Dog Exhibitor
  185. Truck Driver
  186. Tutor (currently employed teachers not eligible)
  187. Typist and Copier
  188. Umbrella and Parasol Repair
  189. Upholsterer
  190. Used Book Seller
  191. Vegetable/Fruit Street Vendor (from fixed venues) (new licenses will not be issued for this category)
  192. Wagon or Pushcart Operator (to help move things)
  193. Watch Repair
  194. Water Delivery
  195. Welder
  196. Welder/Flamecutter (cutting with gas)
  197. Well Digger
  198. Window Glass Repair
  199. Wine Maker/Seller
  200. Woodsmen/Logger