Business License


Anyone engaging in business within Sequim city limits needs a business license. At a minimum you’ll need the following:

  • Master (General) business license
  • City of Sequim business license

Applying for a Business License

All business licenses are issued through the Washington State Department of Revenue (DOR). To access the one-stop-shop guide and resources for all of your business license questions and forms, visit the DOR website.

Cost of a Business License

The DOR charges a $19 nonrefundable application fee which must be paid each time a Business License Application is submitted. Note: This occurs typically upon submitting your original request for a business license but may be charged if your business license lapses and you have to reapply.

Renewal Fee

The DOR charges a processing fee of $19 upon application or renewal of your business license each year. Download the Department of Revenue’s License Fee Sheet for more information.

City's Application & Renewal Fees

The City of Sequim’s license fee is $56 for a new application and $56 for the annual renewal. All fees can be paid online at the DOR website.