: The small business sector holds a very important role. Because of this, in this era of globalization requires the existence of small business licenses particularly in trade given the still many forms of business which does not have a Trade business license. By having a business license and business activities that are not preoccupied with issues of curbing or demolition. The benefits derived from the ownership of the business license as a means of legal protection. The researcher is looking for a relationship between the enactment of the influence provided to small business empowerment. The results showed that the existence of the very existence of the assist provided small entrepreneurs in industrial centers Chips Tempe Sanan Malang in empowering their trading business. This is apparent from the legal protection of the local Government's response to their trading business, the ease of filing of loan capital thanks to the presence of SIUP, as well as easy to forge partnerships with other parties due to the presence of SIUP.