Learn how to apply for your business license endorsement to transport vehicles that you or your company don't own over any roads in Washington.
You must follow all applicable laws and rules, even if they're not covered below.
Who needs a license?
You must be licensed to transport motor vehicles that aren’t owned by you or your company on any Washington roads.
How to apply
Follow these steps to apply for your vehicle transporter license.
Note: We issue this license, but the Department of Revenue's Business Licensing Service (BLS) processes it. BLS prints it on the business license they provide. They refer to licenses we issue as endorsements to the business license.
1. Complete the required documents
Complete these documents to apply for your business license:
2. Submit your application
You must pay the vehicle transporter license and plate fees when you apply. Choose the method that works best for you.
Apply for your license online
You'll receive your license faster by applying and paying online.
Apply online at the Department of Revenue's website.
Apply for your license by mail
Mail your forms and a check or money order for the license and plate fees (payable to the Department of Revenue) to:
Department of Revenue
Business Licensing Service
PO Box 9034
Olympia, WA 98507-9034