Business License Applications
- Fill out the Business License Application (*designates mandatory items)
- All businesses physically located within the city limits require a business license.
- All businesses whose annual value of products, gross proceeds of sales, or gross income of the business in the city is equal to or greater than $2,000 and that not maintain a place of business within the city must obtain a business license.
Permitted Home Occupations require a Business License.
Any non-profit organization (501 (c) (3)) within the city limits are exempt from applying for a business license.
Your business must be registered with the State of Washington prior to obtaining a City of Arlington business license. Contact the Department of Licensing for more information. You may call the Olympia office at 800-451-7985 or online.
Business Licenses are non-transferable. Licenses must be displayed on the wall of your business. Your local sales tax code is 3101 and must be included in the appropriate place on the State Tax return.
Once completed select the submit button (you will receive an automated response that your application was received).
Your Business License Application will be routed for review in the order it was received.
Once reviewed and approved, the business license approval will be emailed to you.
Your business license number will be provided to you so that you can make your payment online.
Please follow the online payment instructions below.Once the payment has been received you will receive an email with your approved business license attached.