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Professional martial arts participant

We have a new online service for managing professional and business licenses. Learn how to set up account access. If you need help with the new service, please contact dolelicensingsupport@dol.wa.gov or 360.664.0200, option 7.

We expect a processing delay for mailed applications and renewals. Renew or apply online for faster processing of your license. Thank you for your patience and we apologize for any inconvenience.

Licensing requirements

You must be at least 18 years old.

What you'll need

  • A SecureAccess Washington (SAW) account to apply online.

How to apply

You can apply online or by mail.

Online

Apply online

By mail

Apply and pay by mail.

What is professional martial arts?

It's a type of full-contact boxing without weapons. Participants use kicks, punches, blows, or other techniques to defeat an opponent or win by decision, knockout, technical knockout, or submission; not to injure or disable them.

Martial arts includes:

  • Sumo
  • Judo
  • Karate
  • Kung fu
  • Taekwondo
  • Pankration
  • Muay Thai
  • Other forms of full-contact martial arts or self-defense.

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