Update your account information

SAW profile name and email address

Update your SAW profile name and email address
 
  1. On dor.wa.gov click the Log in button.
  2. Log in by entering your SAW User ID and Password, then click Log In. If asked, complete the Multi-Factor Authentication challenge to verify your identity.
  3. On the My DOR Services page, click Get Started.
  4. On the account Summary page, click the Manage My Profile link in the top right corner of the page.
  5. On the Manage My Profile page, click the Profile tab.
  6. Click the Use your Secure Access Washington (SAW) profile link to update your name and email address.
  7. Update your Name or Email and then, click Update. If asked, complete the Multi-Factor Authentication challenge to verify your identity.
  8. Click Return to My DOR to return to the My DOR Services page.

My DOR profile

Update your My DOR profile
 
  1. On dor.wa.gov click the Log in button.
  2. Log in by entering your SAW User ID and Password, then click Log In. If asked, complete the Multi-Factor Authentication challenge to verify your identity.
  3. On the My DOR Services page, click Get Started.
  4. On the account Summary page, click the Manage My Profile link in the top right corner of the page.
  5. On the Manage My Profile page, click the Profile tab.
  6. To update your phone number, click Edit Phone Number. To update your Security Question, click Change Security Question.
  7. Click OK. Your updated information displays.

Address change

Update your mailing or location address
 

We will send correspondence to the mailing address on a business account. You must be an administrator on the account to update the mailing address.

Updating a business location address may require you to complete a Business License Application.

  1. On dor.wa.gov click the Log in button.
  2. Log in by entering your SAW User ID and Password and click Log In. If asked, complete the Multi-Factor Authentication challenge to verify your identity.
  3. On the My DOR Services page, click Get Started. If you have access to more than one business, click the name of the business you want to update.
  4. On the Summary page, click the More Options tab.
  5. Within the Names and Addresses section, click Update Mailing and Location Addresses.
  6. Select the address to update. If the address does not display, you do not have the permissions required to update this information.
  7. Below the current address, click Change this address. If instructed to complete a different form due to regulatory restrictions, complete that form. Otherwise, continue to step 8.
  8. Enter the new address and verify the address. If required, select the correct address. If the address cannot be verified or you want to use the address as you entered it, click Yes to continue.
  9. Click Next.
  10. Review the information and click Submit.
  11. On the Confirmation page, click OK.

Trade names and activities

Add a trade name
 
  1. On dor.wa.gov click the Log in button.
  2. Log in by entering your SAW User ID and Password and then, click Log In. If asked, complete the Multi-Factor Authentication challenge to verify your identity.
  3. On the My DOR Services page, click Get StartedIf you have access to more than one business, click the name of the business you want update.
  4. On the Business License Account panel, click the Other Updates link.
  5. In the Name and Addresses section, click Add/Delete Trade Names.
  6. Click Add. The Online Business License Application opens and the Add a trade name option (use a new business name) should be checked. Confirm the information is correct and then, click Next.
  7. If you need language assistance click Yes and then, click Next.
  8. If you are changing the Primary Business Name of your business, select Yes and enter the New Primary Business Name. Click Next.
  9. If you are keeping the Primary Business Name, select No and then, click Next.
  10. On the Register Trade Names page, enter the trade name you want to add and then, click Next. If you want to cancel a trade name, check the box next to the trade name on the Cancel Trade Names page. Click Next.
  11. Review the total fees, and then click Next.
  12. Select the payment type you wish to use and follow the prompts. More information on payment options.
  • ACH Debit/E-Check will deduct the payment from the bank account you select on the next page.
  • Credit Card will charge the credit card you provide on the next page. A 2.5% credit card processing fee is charged by a third party vendor for this service. Enter your email address. Click the Enter Credit Card Information button to be redirected to a third party vendor to complete the transaction.
  1. On the Summary page, review the information and click Submit.
  2. On the Confirmation page, you can print your confirmation number by clicking Print Confirmation.
  3. Click OK.
Delete a trade name
 
  1. On dor.wa.gov click the Log in button.
  2. Log in by entering your SAW User ID and Password and then, click Log In. If asked, complete the Multi-Factor Authentication challenge to verify your identity.
  3. On the My DOR Services page, click Get StartedIf you have access to more than one business, click the name of the business you want update.
  4. On the Business License Account panel, click the Other Updates link.
  5. In the Name and Addresses section, click Add/Delete Trade Names.
  6. Click Delete.
  7. The Cancel Trade Names page displays. Select the trade names you would like to cancel and then, click Submit.
  8. On the Confirmation page, click OK.
Update business activity
 
  1. On dor.wa.gov click the Log in button.
  2. Log in by entering your SAW User ID and Password and then, click Log In. If asked, complete the Multi-Factor Authentication challenge to verify your identity.
  3. On the My DOR Services page, click Get StartedIf you have access to more than one business, click the name of the business you want update.
  4. On the Business License Account panel, click Other Updates link.
  5. Within the Manage Licensing Account section, click the Update Business Activity link.
  6. A message displays. Enter a Subject for the message and an explanation of your business activities in the Message section.
  7. Click Add in the Attachments section if you wish to add an attachment to your message.
  8. Click Submit.

Account closure

Close a tax account
 
  1. On dor.wa.gov click the Log in button.
  2. Log in by entering your SAW User ID and Password and then, click Log In. If asked, complete the Multi-Factor Authentication challenge to verify your identity.
  3. On the My DOR Services page, click Get Started. If you have access to more than one business, click the name of the business requiring the account closure.
  4. On the Excise Tax Account panel, click the Close Excise Account link.
  5. Enter the close date of your business and click Submit.
  6. On the Confirmation page, click OK.
Close a license account
 
  1. On dor.wa.gov click the Log in button.
  2. Log in by entering your SAW User ID and Password and then, click Log In. If asked, complete the Multi-Factor Authentication challenge to verify your identity.
  3. On the My DOR Services page, click Get Started. If you have access to more than one business, click the name of the business requiring the account closure.
  4. On the License Account panel, click the Close License Account link.
  5. Complete all required information and click Submit.
  6. On the Confirmation page, click OK.

Update contact information

Update business license contact information
 
  1. On dor.wa.gov click the Log in button.
  2. Log in by entering your SAW User ID and Password, then click Log In. If asked, complete the Multi-Factor Authentication challenge to verify your identity.
  3. On the My DOR Services page, click Get Started. If you have access to more than one business, click the name of the business you want to update.
  4. From the Summary tab, click the More Options tab.
  5. Within the Names and Addresses section, click the View or Update Contacts link. If needed, filter by Account Type.
  6. Click Edit to review or update the contact information for the account.
  7. Review and update the contact information, and then click Submit. Please note, the changes made only update the account selected. Your Secure Access Washington (SAW) profile is not updated by this change.
  8. On the Confirmation page, click OK.