Commercial licensing

Information on requirements and license fees for commercial fishing and shellfishing, guiding and charter operations and fish buying, as well as specialty licenses for game farming, taxidermy, trapping, fur dealing and other fish and wildlife-related activities. Other business licenses may also be required from state and local governments.

For additional information about business license requirements in Washington, please contact the WDFW Licensing Division at 360-902-2464 or via email at