Commercial Telephone Solicitor

Any business making unsolicited commercial telephone calls and selling goods or products during the call is required to have a Commercial Telephone Solicitor endorsement.

It is also required for those who offer free prizes by mail and invite a telephone response.

Exceptions from coverage include, but are not limited to:

  • Those soliciting for educational, political, or charitable purposes.
  • Those for whom less than 60% of the prior year’s sales were made by telephone solicitations.
  • Those who sell to businesses who either resell the product or use it for manufacturing.

Licensing requirements and additional supporting documents

State endorsement

Fee

Commercial Telephone Solicitor

$72

Additional fees

State tax registration $0
Registering your business name as a trade name $5
Business License Application fee Variable fee

How to apply

Online

Add a state endorsement to your business

Apply for a new business license

Online assistance
Setting up your business licensing and tax account
How to add a state endorsement

By mail

Complete the licensing requirements above and mail to:

Business Licensing Service
P.O. Box 9034
Olympia, WA 98507-9034