WA State Licensing: Business licensing office location

Business licensing office location

To apply for a business license, you must use our new online system, My DOR. You also can use My DOR to apply for state endorsements and some city endorsements.

Business License Applications filed online are processed quickly – within two business days. Paper applications filed in person or by mail take up to 21 days.


If you prefer to file in person, you can visit our Tumwater office at:


Business Licensing Service
Department of Revenue
6500 Linderson Way SW, 1st floor
Tumwater, WA 98501
Toll free: 1-800-451-7985
Hours: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday

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