How to renew your license: Real estate branch office

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 your professional licensing program.

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.

Manage your license online

  • Update your name and contact information
  • Replace the designated broker
  • Replace the branch manager

What you'll need

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

Log in or sign up to update your information or print a duplicate license.

  • If you updated your primary address and you want a license showing the new address, you can print your own license.

Update your firm name (mail only)

  1. Check to see if the name you want is available before submitting your name change application:
    • Get firm name approval from Real Estate Regulatory by sending a brief cover letter with your name, contact information, desired firm name, and any doing business as (DBA) names by email to You'll receive notification within a minimum of 5-7 business days.
    • If we approve it, call the Secretary of State at 360.725.0377.
  2. Complete a Real Estate Change of Firm Name or Add/Change DBA Name form.
  3. Send the completed form and any required documents to:

    Real Estate Licensing
    Department of Licensing
    P.O. Box 9021
    Olympia, WA 98507-9021

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