Business and professional licensing contacts

Business licenses

For questions about a Washington State Business License, see Business Licensing Service: Contact us (Department of Revenue).

Professional licenses

We regulate the following types of licenses. If you don’t see the license you’re looking for, please try the List of Licenses.

If you need help with… Email us at: Or call:
Appraisal management companies 360.664.6504
Appraisers 360.664.6504
Architects 360.664.1388
Auctioneers 360.664.6636
Bail bonds 360.664.6611
Body art, body piercing, and tattoos 360.664.6660
Boxing, wrestling, and martial arts 360.664.6644
Camping resorts 360.664.6486
Collection agencies 360.664.1388
Cosmetologists 360.664.6626
Court reporters 360.664.6633
Employment agencies 360.664.6466
Employment directory services (Department of Revenue) 360.705.6744
Engineers 360.664.1575
Firearms 360.664.6616
For Hire 360.664.6466
Funeral and cemeteries 360.664.1555
Geologists 360.664.1497
Home inspectors 360.664.6487
Land surveyors 360.664.1575
Landscape architects 360.664.1497
Limousines 360.664.6466
Notaries public 360.664.1550
On-site designers and inspectors 360.664.1575
Private investigators 360.664.6611
Prorate & Fuel Tax 360.664.1858
Real estate audits 360.664.6515
Real estate brokers and managing brokers 360.664.6488
Rental cars (Department of Revenue) 360.705.6744
Scrap Metal 360.664.1581
Security guards 360.664.6611
Sellers of travel 360.664.6634
Taxis 360.664.6466
Telephone solicitors (Department of Revenue) 360.705.6744
Timeshares 360.664.6486
Whitewater river outfitters (Department of Revenue) 360.705.6744

For information about licenses not listed above, please see the List of licenses.




Business and Professions Division
Department of Licensing
PO Box 9034
Olympia, WA 98507-9034



See also

Washington Healthcare Finder
Good To Go!
Access Washington – official state government website