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How to get your license: Timeshare company

Who needs a license?

You must have a timeshare company license to offer or sell a timeshare or the right to occupy a unit in 3 or more separate periods over at least 3 years.

What you'll need

File a business license application to get a Unified Business Identifier (UBI) number from the Department of Revenue.

  • Out-of-state businesses that only advertise in Washington aren't required to apply for a UBI number in Washington.

How to apply


  • Prepare your documents for upload:
    • Electronic copy of your public offering statement.
  • Log in or sign up to apply and pay your fee online.

By mail

  1. Complete a Timeshare Company Registration Application.
    • You must include your UBI number on the application.
  2. Provide a copy of the public offering statement with all the required documentation (See the Timeshare Public Offering Statement for details.)
  3. Mail your application materials and a check or money order for the fee (payable to the Department of Licensing) to:
    Timeshare Company Registrations
    Department of Licensing
    PO Box 3777
    Seattle, WA 98124-3777

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