For more information on
commercial licensing,
please contact the
WDFW License Division

Monday - Friday
8am - 5pm

360-902-2464 (Option #4)
commercialsales@dfw.wa.gov

Salmon Hotline
360-902-2500

Salmon Hotline (NOAA)
888-858-9319

Commercial/Special License Fees
NOTE:
Licenses with no transfer fee listed are not transferable

2018
LICENSE TYPE LICENSE FEES
RESIDENT NON-RESIDENT
BAITFISH
LAMPARA $405.00 $480.00
PURSE SEINE $450.00 $725.00
BOTTOMFISH
POTS $250.00 $325.00
TROLL $250.00 $325.00
FOOD FISH
CARP $250.00 $325.00
DRAG SEINE $250.00 $325.00
NON-SALMON CHARTER $480.00 $555.00
NON-SALMON DELIVERY $400.00 $475.00
SET LINE $250.00 $325.00
SMELT  COLUMBIA  RIVER $500.00 $575.00
SMELT DIP BAG NET $250.00 $325.00
SMELT GILL NET $500.00 $575.00
SHELLFISH
DIVE $250.00 $325.00
GEODUCK DIVE (N) $425.00 $480.00
GEODUCK FISHERY $70.00 $70.00
OTHER GEAR $255.00 $365.00
OYSTER RESERVE $250.00 $325.00
POT - CRAWFISH $250.00 $325.00
RAZOR CLAM (N) $285.00 $360.00
SQUID $405.00 $480.00
SPECIALIZED
FUR DEALER $250.00 $250.00
GAME FARM - NEW $142.00 $142.00
GAME FARM - RENEWAL $118.00 $118.00
GUIDE – COMBO (FOOD & GAME FISH) (N)  $815.00 $1,045.00
GUIDE – GAME FISH (N) $480.00 $555.00
GUIDE – FOOD FISH (N) $370.00 $525.00
TAXIDERMIST $250.00 $250.00
TRAPPER (N) $141.00 $285.00
TRAPPER JUVENILE (UNDER 16) (N) $120.00 $285.00
WHOLESALE
FISH DEALER $505.00 $580.00
WHOLESALE FISH BUYER $350.00 $425.00
LIMITED FISH SELLER $175.00 $250.00
2017
LICENSE TYPE LICENSE FEES
RESIDENT NON-RESIDENT
BAITFISH
LAMPARA $255.00 $365.00
PURSE SEINE $600.00 $1,055.00
BOTTOMFISH
POTS $200.00 $255.00
TROLL $200.00 $255.00
FOOD FISH
CARP $200.00 $255.00
DOGFISH SET NET $200.00 $255.00
DRAG SEINE $200.00 $255.00
NON-SALMON CHARTER $330.00 $480.00
NON-SALMON DELIVERY $250.00 $340.00
SET LINE $200.00 $255.00
SMELT  COLUMBIA  RIVER $450.00 $755.00
SMELT DIP BAG NET $200.00 $255.00
SMELT GILL NET $450.00 $755.00
TRAWL (NON-PUGET SOUND) (#) $310.00 $475.00
SHELLFISH
DIVE $200.00 $255.00
GEODUCK DIVE (N) $255.00 $365.00
GEODUCK FISHERY $70.00 $70.00
OTHER GEAR $255.00 $365.00
OYSTER RESERVE $200.00 $255.00
POT - CRAWFISH $200.00 $255.00
RAZOR CLAM (N) $235.00 $290.00
SQUID $255.00 $365.00
SPECIALIZED
FUR DEALER $250.00 $250.00
GAME FARM - NEW $142.00 $142.00
GAME FARM - RENEWAL $118.00 $118.00
GUIDE – COMBO (FOOD & GAME FISH) (N)  $435.00 $1435.00
GUIDE – GAME FISH (N) $250.00 $670.00
GUIDE – FOOD FISH (N) $220.00 $800.00
TAXIDERMIST $250.00 $250.00
TRAPPER (N) $141.00 $285.00
TRAPPER JUVENILE (UNDER 16) (N) $120.00 $285.00
WHOLESALE
ANADROMOUS FISH BUYER $285.00 $285.00
DIRECT RETAIL ENDORSEMENT $155.00 $155.00
WHOLESALE FISH BUYER $200.00 $200.00
WHOLESALE FISH DEALER $355.00 $355.00
2018
LICENSE TYPE RESIDENT NON-
RESIDENT
LICENSE
TRANSFER FEES
RESIDENT
TRANSFER
NON-RES
TRANSFER
CRAB
DUNGENESS CRAB (COASTAL) (#) $570.00 $645.00 $605.00 $605.00
DUNGENESS CRAB (PUGET SOUND) $285.00 $360.00 $736.00 $997.50
HERRING
DIP BAG NET $395.00 $470.00 $1,242.50 $1,505.00
DRAG SEINE $395.00 $470.00 $1,242.50 $1,505.00
GILL NET $430.00 $505.00 $1,242.50 $1,505.00
LAMPARA $395.00 $470.00 $1,242.50 $1,505.00
PURSE SEINE $430.00 $505.00 $1,242.50 $1,505.00
SALMON
CHARTER $700.00 $775.00 $155.00 $155.00
DELIVERY (#) $635.00 $710.00 $155.00 $155.00
GILL NET $585.00 $660.00 $155.00 $155.00
PURSE SEINE $750.00 $825.00 $155.00 $155.00
REEF NET $585.00 $660.00 $585.00 $660.00
SINGLE SALMON DELIVERY $380.00 $455.00    
TROLL (#) $585.00 $660.00 $155.00 $155.00
WAIVER-SALMON
CHARTER (*)
$240.00 $240.00    
WAIVER -OTHER THAN SALMON CHARTER (*) $205.00 $205.00    
SHELLFISH/OTHER
BURROWING SHRIMP $340.00 $415.00    
EMERGING COMMERCIAL FISHERY (#) $440.00 $515.00    
OCEAN PINK SHRIMP DELIVERY (#) $405.00 $480.00 $1,155.00 $1,417.50
OCEAN PINK SHRIMP SINGLE DELIVERY $205.00 $205.00    
SARDINE PURSE SEINE (N) $440.00 $515.00 $1,277.50 $1,540.00
SEA CUCUMBER DIVE (N) $385.00 $460.00 $1,085.00 $1,347.50
SEA URCHIN DIVE (N) $385.00 $460.00 $1,085.00 $1,347.50
SHRIMP POT (PUGET SOUND) (N) $440.00 $515.00 $1,277.50 $1,540.00
SHRIMP TRAWL (PUGET SOUND) (N) $440.00 $515.00 $1,277.50 $1,540.00
SPOT PRAWN $440.00 $515.00 $1,277.50 $1,540.00
WHITING (PUGET SOUND) $450.00 $525.00 $1,312.50 $1,575.00
MISCELLANEOUS FEES
ALTERNATE OPERATOR (N) $255.00 $330.00    
ANGLER TRANSFER $125.00 $125.00    
AQUATIC FARM REGISTRATION $105.00 $105.00    
CREWMEMBER - UNDESIGNATED ANNUAL COMMERCIAL CREW $35.00 $110.00 For the Non-Resident Annual Albacore Crew fee, please see the Undesignated Crewmember Application.
CREWMEMBER - ANNUAL COMMERCIAL CREW $40.50 $123.00    
CREWMEMBER - ALBACORE CREW $40.50 $40.50 Resident Annual Albacore Crew are sold as Resident Annual Commercial Crew
DESIGNATED OPERATOR CHANGE $127.00 $127.00    
DESIGNATED VESSEL CHANGE $140.00 $140.00    
GEODUCK HARVEST ID $105.00 $105.00    
REPLACEMENT CARDS/DECALS $20.00 $20.00    
SCIENTIFIC COLLECTION PERMIT $117.00 $117.00    
Application fees are non-refundable
All limited entry licenses must be renewed each year by Dec 31st (or prior to fishing)
(N) = may only be owned by a single natural person
(#) = includes non-salmon delivery
(*) = salmon waiver deadlines
May 1st for delivery, charter & troll
3rd Monday in September for purse seine, gillnet & reefnet
2017
LICENSE TYPE RESIDENT NON-
RESIDENT
LICENSE
TRANSFER FEES
RESIDENT
TRANSFER
NON-RES
TRANSFER
CRAB
DUNGENESS CRAB (COASTAL) (#) $520.00 $745.00 $605.00 $830.00
DUNGENESS CRAB (PUGET SOUND) $235.00 $290.00 $560.00 $615.00
HERRING
DIP BAG NET $245.00 $345.00 $717.50 $817.50
DRAG SEINE $245.00 $345.00 $717.50 $817.50
GILL NET $280.00 $380.00 $717.50 $817.50
LAMPARA $245.00 $345.00 $717.50 $817.50
PURSE SEINE $280.00 $380.00 $717.50 $817.50
SALMON
CHARTER $620.00 $925.00 $155.00 $460.00
DELIVERY (#) $585.00 $890.00 $155.00 $460.00
GILL NET $585.00 $890.00 $155.00 $460.00
PURSE SEINE $735.00 $1,190.00 $155.00 $610.00
REEF NET $585.00 $890.00 $155.00 $460.00
SINGLE SALMON DELIVERY $430.00 $580.00
TROLL (#) $585.00 $890.00 $155.00 $460.00
WAIVER -SALMON
CHARTER (*)
$240.00 $240.00
WAIVER -OTHER THAN SALMON CHARTER (*) $205.00 $205.00
SHELLFISH/OTHER
BURROWING SHRIMP $290.00 $400.00
EMERGING COMMERCIAL FISHERY (#) $290.00 $400.00
OCEAN PINK SHRIMP DELIVERY (#) $255.00 $405.00 $630.00 $780.00
OCEAN PINK SHRIMP SINGLE DELIVERY $205.00 $205.00
SARDINE PURSE
SEINE (N)
$290.00 $400.00 $752.50 $862.50
SEA CUCUMBER DIVE (N) $235.00 $290.00 $560.00 $615.00
SEA URCHIN DIVE (N) $235.00 $290.00 $560.00 $615.00
SHRIMP POT (PUGET SOUND) (N) $290.00 $400.00 $752.50 $862.50
SHRIMP TRAWL (PUGET SOUND) (N) $290.00 $400.00 $752.50 $862.50
SPOT PRAWN $185.00 $295.00 $752.50 $862.50
WHITING (PUGET SOUND) $400.00 $625.00 $1,137.50 $1,362.50
MISCELLANEOUS FEES
ALTERNATE OPERATOR (N) $105.00 $105.00
ANGLER TRANSFER $125.00 $125.00
AQUATIC FARM REGISTRATION $105.00 $105.00
DESIGNATED OPERATOR CHANGE $127.00 $127.00
DESIGNATED VESSEL CHANGE $140.00 $140.00
GEODUCK HARVEST ID $105.00 $105.00
REPLACEMENT CARDS/DECALS $20.00 $20.00
SCIENTIFIC COLLECTION PERMIT $117.00 $117.00
Application fees are non-refundable
All limited entry licenses must be renewed each year by Dec 31st (or prior to fishing)
(N) = may only be owned by a single natural person
(#) = includes non-salmon delivery
(*) = salmon waiver deadlines
May 1st for delivery, charter & troll
3rd Monday in September for purse seine, gillnet & reefnet

 


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