WA State Licensing: Sequim city business license

City of Sequim license

Who needs a license?

The City of Sequim requires a general business license for businesses operating within the city limits of Sequim, including businesses physically located outside city limits that perform services for customers inside city limits. City approval is required for initial issuance.

Temporary licenses

Temporary business licenses must be obtained directly from the City of Sequim.

Exempt businesses

Some businesses may be exempt from getting a city business license. For more information, please contact the city directly.

How to apply


City license Fee
Sequim general business license $52
Sequim nonprofit business license* $52
Other fees that may apply Fee
State tax registration No fee
Registering your business name as trade name $5
Business License Application fee $19 (non-refundable)

*Businesses qualify for the nonprofit license if they are registered with the Office of the Secretary of State as a nonprofit corporation.

Contact information

State of Washington
Business Licensing Service
PO Box 9034
Olympia, WA 98507-9034

Phone: 1-800-451-7985
Email: BLS@dor.wa.gov
Fax: 360-705-6699

Office hours

Monday through Friday
8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Mailing information

Please remember to enclose all necessary documents and fees with your completed application. Incomplete submissions will result in a delay in your licensure.

It is important that you contact our office, in writing, with any changes in address.

Regulatory questions

City of Sequim
615 N 5th Ave
Sequim, WA 98382-3001

Phone: 360-683-4908