If you employ one or more persons, Unemployment Insurance coverage is required.
Officers of for-profit corporations who provide services in Washington are automatically exempt from Unemployment Insurance, unless the employer specifically requests coverage. Submit a Voluntary Election Form to the Employment Security Department for optional corporate officer coverage.
Licensing requirements and additional supporting documents
|State tax registration||$0|
|Registering your business name as a trade name||$5|
|Business License Application fee||Variable fee|
How to apply
Complete the licensing requirements above and mail to:
Business Licensing Service
P.O. Box 9034
Olympia, WA 98507-9034