Washington Business Licenses

We help you obtain and maintain licenses for your business or nonprofit nationwide.

Did you know the rules to create and run a compliant LLC, corporation, nonprofit, or other entity are different in every state? We are specialists in business filings and licensing, including in Washington.

Washington State Licensing Agencies

Below is a listing of the state-level licensing agencies within Washington that a business should check for business license requirements.

  • Department of Labor and Industries - Contractor Section
  • Department of Licensing - Business and Professions Division
  • Department of Revenue
  • Department of Revenue - Business Licensing Service
  • Employment Security Department
  • Office of the Insurance Commissioner
  • Secretary of State - Charities Program
  • Secretary of State - Corporations Division
  • State Board of Accountancy
  • State Department of Licensing - Real Estate Section
  • State Department of Licensing: State Board of Architects
  • State Pharmacy Quality Assurance Commission

Washington Local Business Licences

Below is a listing of the local jurisdictions within Washington that a business should check for local business license requirements.

County / Parish

  • Adams County
  • Asotin County
  • Benton County
  • Chelan County
  • Clallam County
  • Clark County
  • Columbia County
  • Cowlitz County
  • Douglas County
  • Ferry County
  • Franklin County
  • Garfield County
  • Grant County
  • Grays Harbor County
  • Island County
  • Jefferson County
  • King County
  • Kitsap County
  • Kittitas County
  • Klickitat County
  • Lewis County
  • Lincoln County
  • Mason County
  • Okanogan County
  • Pacific County
  • Pend Oreille County
  • Pierce County
  • San Juan County
  • Skagit County
  • Skamania County
  • Snohomish County
  • Spokane County
  • Stevens County
  • Thurston County
  • Wahkiakum County
  • Walla Walla County
  • Whatcom County
  • Whitman County
  • Yakima County

City / Borough / Municipality / Neighborhood

  • Aberdeen
  • Acme
  • Addy
  • Adna
  • Airway Heights
  • Alderwood Manor
  • Almira
  • Amanda Park
  • Anacortes
  • Anatone
  • Arlington
  • Artondale
  • Asotin
  • Auburn
  • Bainbridge Island
  • Battle Ground
  • Belfair
  • Bellevue
  • Bellingham
  • Benge
  • Benton City
  • Bickleton
  • Bingen
  • Black Diamond
  • Blaine
  • Bonney Lake
  • Bothell
  • Bow
  • Bremerton
  • Brewster
  • Bridgeport
  • Brinnon
  • Brush Prairie
  • Buckley
  • Buena
  • Burbank
  • Burien
  • Burlington
  • Burton
  • Camano Island
  • Camas
  • Carbonado
  • Carnation
  • Cascade-Fairwood
  • Cashmere
  • Castle Rock
  • Cathlamet
  • Centerville
  • Centralia
  • Chehalis
  • Chelan
  • Cheney
  • Chewelah
  • Chimacum
  • Clarkston
  • Cle Elum
  • Clear Lake
  • Clinton
  • Colfax
  • College Place
  • Colton
  • Colville
  • Concrete
  • Connell
  • Conway
  • Cosmopolis
  • Cottage Lake
  • Coulee City
  • Coulee Dam
  • Country Homes
  • Coupeville
  • Covington
  • Cowiche
  • Creston
  • Curlew
  • Cusick
  • Custer
  • Dallesport
  • Danville
  • Darrington
  • Davenport
  • Dayton
  • Deer Park
  • Deming
  • Des Moines
  • Dixie
  • DuPont
  • Duvall
  • East Hill-Meridian
  • East Renton Highlands
  • East Wenatchee
  • Easton
  • Eastsound
  • Eatonville
  • Edgewood
  • Edmonds
  • Elk Plain
  • Ellensburg
  • Elma
  • Endicott
  • Entiat
  • Enumclaw
  • Ephrata
  • Everett
  • Everson
  • Fairchild Air Force Base
  • Fairfield
  • Fall City
  • Federal Way
  • Ferndale
  • Fife
  • Five Corners
  • Forks
  • Freeland
  • Friday Harbor
  • Garfield
  • George
  • Gig Harbor
  • Gold Bar
  • Goldendale
  • Graham
  • Grand Coulee
  • Grandview
  • Granger
  • Granite Falls
  • Greenacres
  • Greenbank
  • Hamilton
  • Harrington
  • Hartline
  • Hay
  • Hazel Dell North
  • Hoodsport
  • Hoquiam
  • Hunters
  • Ilwaco
  • Inchelium
  • Index
  • Inglewood-Finn Hill
  • Issaquah
  • Joyce
  • Kahlotus
  • Kalama
  • Keller
  • Kelso
  • Kenmore
  • Kennewick
  • Kent
  • Kettle Falls
  • Keyport
  • Kingston
  • Kirkland
  • Kittitas
  • La Center
  • La Conner
  • La Push
  • Lacey
  • LaCrosse
  • Lake Stevens
  • Lakeland North
  • Lakewood
  • Lakewood
  • Lamont
  • Langley
  • Leavenworth
  • Liberty Lake
  • Lind
  • Long Beach
  • Longview
  • Lopez Island
  • Lummi Island
  • Lyle
  • Lynden
  • Lynnwood
  • Mabton
  • Maltby
  • Manchester
  • Mansfield
  • Manson
  • Maple Falls
  • Maple Valley
  • Martha Lake
  • Marysville
  • Mattawa
  • McCleary
  • McKenna
  • Mead
  • Medical Lake
  • Medina
  • Menlo
  • Mercer Island
  • Mill Creek
  • Milton
  • Mirrormont
  • Monroe
  • Montesano
  • Morton
  • Moses Lake
  • Mossyrock
  • Mount Vernon
  • Mountlake Terrace
  • Moxee
  • Mukilteo
  • Naches
  • Napavine
  • Naselle
  • Nespelem
  • Newman Lake
  • Newport
  • Nine Mile Falls
  • Nooksack
  • North Bend
  • North Creek
  • Oak Harbor
  • Oakesdale
  • Oakville
  • Ocean Park
  • Ocean Shores
  • Odessa
  • Okanogan
  • Olalla
  • Olympia
  • Omak
  • Onalaska
  • Orient
  • Orondo
  • Oroville
  • Orting
  • Othello
  • Otis Orchards
  • Pacific
  • Paine Field-Lake Stickney
  • Palisades
  • Palouse
  • Parker
  • Parkland
  • Parkwood
  • Pasco
  • Pe Ell
  • Picnic Point-North Lynnwood
  • Point Roberts
  • Pomeroy
  • Port Angeles
  • Port Hadlock-Irondale
  • Port Ludlow
  • Port Orchard
  • Port Townsend
  • Poulsbo
  • Prescott
  • Preston
  • Prosser
  • Pullman
  • Puyallup
  • Quilcene
  • Quincy
  • Rainier
  • Randle
  • Raymond
  • Redmond
  • Renton
  • Republic
  • Rice
  • Richland
  • Ridgefield
  • Ritzville
  • Riverside
  • Rochester
  • Rockford
  • Roosevelt
  • Rosalia
  • Roslyn
  • Roy
  • Royal City
  • Saint John
  • Salkum
  • Salmon Creek
  • Sammamish
  • Satsop
  • Seahurst
  • SeaTac
  • Seattle
  • Sedro-Woolley
  • Sekiu
  • Selah
  • Sequim
  • Shaw Island
  • Shelton
  • Shoreline
  • Silver Lake
  • Silverdale
  • Snohomish
  • Snoqualmie
  • Snoqualmie Pass
  • South Bend
  • South Hill
  • Southworth
  • Spanaway
  • Spangle
  • Spokane
  • Spokane Valley
  • Sprague
  • Springdale
  • Stanwood
  • Starbuck
  • Steilacoom
  • Steptoe
  • Stevenson
  • Sultan
  • Sumas
  • Sumner
  • Sunnyside
  • Tacoma
  • Taholah
  • Tekoa
  • Tenino
  • Three Lakes
  • Toledo
  • Tonasket
  • Toppenish
  • Touchet
  • Toutle
  • Tracyton
  • Trout Lake
  • Tukwila
  • Tumwater
  • Twisp
  • Union
  • Union Hill-Novelty Hill
  • University Place
  • Valley
  • Valleyford
  • Vancouver
  • Vashon
  • Veradale
  • Waitsburg
  • Walla Walla
  • Wapato
  • Warden
  • Washougal
  • Washtucna
  • Waterville
  • Wellpinit
  • Wenatchee
  • West Richland
  • Westport
  • White Center
  • White Salmon
  • White Swan
  • Wilbur
  • Wilkeson
  • Winlock
  • Winthrop
  • Wishram
  • Woodinville
  • Woodland
  • Yakima
  • Yelm
  • Zillah
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