Fees: Collection agencies

Due to facility issues, this licensing program has limited operations. There may be delays in responding to requests. We apologize for the inconvenience. We’re working toward resuming all business operations as soon as possible.

License application fees

Collection agency Fee
Main office license $850
Main office license re-registration (if main office license expired over 30 days) $1,325
Branch office license (required for each branch office located inside or outside Washington) $550
Branch office license re-registration (if branch office license expired over 30 days) $850
Out-of-state collection agency Fee
Main office license $425
Main office license re-registration (if main office license expired over 30 days) $662.50
Branch office license (required for each branch office located inside or outside Washington) $275
Branch office license re-registration (if branch office license expired over 30 days) $425

Renewal fees

Note: If your home state doesn’t require fees of non-resident, out-of-state agencies, the Washington renewal fee can be waived.

Collection agency Fee
Main office license renewal $475
Branch office license renewal $300
Out-of-state collection agency Fee
Main office license renewal $237.50
Branch office license renewal $150

Late renewal penalty

If you file for renewal after your license has expired, a late fee will be added to the amount due. The late fee is 50% of the total of all your renewal fees, up to a maximum of $150 per business location. (Note: If you don't renew your license, it may be canceled.)

Miscellaneous fees

Other fees that may apply Fee
Business License Application fee $19
State tax registration No fee
Registering your business name as a trade name $5
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