WA State Licensing: Pesticide dealer

Pesticide dealer


A Pesticide Dealer License is required to sell all pesticides. Each location must have a licensed Pesticide Dealer Manager to supervise pesticide distribution. You may not begin this business activity until you receive a Business License listing the required license.


A Pesticide Dealer License isn’t required if the pesticide is labeled for home and garden use only.

How to apply


By mail

  1. Complete all of the following forms:
  2. Mail your completed application and addendum with a check or money order payable to “Department of Revenue” for the fees to:
    State of Washington
    Business License Service
    PO Box 9034
    Olympia, WA 98507-9034


Specialty license Fee
Pesticide Dealer License $67 per location
Other fees that may apply Fee
State tax registration No fee
Registering your business name as a trade name $5
Business License Application fee $19 (non-refundable)

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

Department of Agriculture
Phone: 1-877-301-4555