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Fees: Collection agencies

License application fees

Collection agency license fees
License 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
License 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 renewal fees
License renewal Fee
Main office license renewal $475
Branch office license renewal $300
Out-of-state collection agency renewal fees
License renewal 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
Description Fee
Business License Application fee $19
State tax registration No fee
Registering your business name as a trade name $5

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