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.
|If you live…||Apply at your local law enforcement agency – See Below…|
|In an unincorporated area of a county in Washington||Your county sheriff’s office|
|In an incorporated city or town in Washington|
|Outside of Washington (not a Washington state resident)||Any local law enforcement agency in Washington State|
Application hours vary from agency to agency.
Contact your local law enforcement agency for information on what documents you will need.
The law enforcement agency will fingerprint you and conduct a background check before you can be issued a license.
Your concealed pistol license is valid for 5 years from the date it is issued.
The law enforcement agency will notify you of approval or denial.