WA State Licensing: Waste tire carrier

Waste tire carrier

A Waste Tire Carrier endorsement is required of any business transporting tires no longer usable due to wear, damage or defect. Solid waste collection companies licensed by the Utilities and Transportation Commission, and companies hired by the government to clean up waste tires don’t need to apply for a Waste Tire Carrier endorsement.

Post your license

license must be posted at each location where the licensee operates. You may not begin this business activity until you receive a Business License listing the required endorsement(s).

How to apply

Apply by using one of the following options:


Specialty endorsement Fee
Waste Tire Carrier — location $200 per location
($50 non-refundable)
Waste Tire Carrier — transport vehicle $50 per transport vehicle
Other fees that may apply Fee
Registering your business name as trade name $5
Business License Application fee $19 (non-refundable)

Regulatory questions

Department of Ecology
Waste 2 Resources
Phone: 425-649-7104