Commercial and specialized license fees

Note: Licenses with no transfer fee listed are not transferable.

Open entry

Baitfish

License type Resident Non-resident
Lampara $405 $790
Purse Seine $450 $835

Bottomfish

License type Resident Non-resident
Pots $250 $635
Troll $250 $635

Food fish

License type Resident Non-resident
Drag seine $250 $635
Set line $250 $635
Carp $250 $635
Columbia River smelt $500 $885
Smelt dip bag net $250 $635
Smelt gill net $250 $885
Non-salmon delivery $400 $785
Non-salmon charter $480 $865

Shellfish

License type Resident Non-resident
Dive $250 $635
Pot $250 $635
Geoduck dive $425 $810
Oyster reserve $250 $635
Razor clam (N) $285 $670
Squid $405 $790

Specialized

License type Resident Non-resident
Fur dealer $250 $250
Game farm - New $142 $142
Game farm - Renewal $118 $118
Guide - Game and food fish $640 $1,490
Guide - Game fish (N) $375 $760
Guide - Food fish (N) $370 $765
Taxidermist $250 $250

Wholesale

License type Resident Non-resident
Fish dealer $505 $580
Wholesale fish buyer $350 $425
Limited fish seller $175 $250

(N) = May only be owned by a single natural person

Limited entry

All limited entry licenses must be renewed each year by Dec. 31 (or prior to fishing).

Crab

License type Resident Non-resident Resident transfer Non-resident transfer
Dungeness crab (Coastal) (#) $570 $955 $605 $605
Dungeness crab (Puget Sound) $285 $670 $735 $2,082.50

Herring

License type Resident Non-resident Resident transfer Non-resident transfer
Dip bag net $395 $780 $1,242.50 $2,590.50
Drag seine $395 $780 $1,242.50 $2,590.50
Gill net $430 $815 $1,242.50 $2,590.50
Lampara $395 $780 $1,242.50 $2,590.50
Purse seine $430 $815 $1,242.50 $2,590.50

Salmon

License type Resident Non-resident Resident transfer Non-resident transfer
Charter $700 $1,085 $155 $155
Salmon charter waiver (*) $240 $240    
Delivery (#) $635 $1,020 $155 $155
Gill net $585 $970 $155 $155
Purse seine $750 $1,135 $155 $155
Reef net $585 $970 $155 $155
Troll (#) $585 $970 $155 $155
Waiver (*) - other than salmon charter $205 $205    

Shellfish/other

License type Resident Non-resident Resident transfer Non-resident transfer
Emerging commercial fishery (#) $440 $825    
Burrowing shrimp $340 $725    
Ocean pink shrimp delivery (#) $405 $790 $1,155 $2,502.50
Ocean pink shrimp single delivery $205 $205    
Single salmon delivery $380 $455    
Sea cucumber dive (N) $385 $770 $1,085 $2,432.50
Sea urchin dive (N) $385 $770 $1,085 $2,432.50
Shrimp pot (Puget Sound) (N) $440 $825 $1,277.50 $2,625.50
Shrimp trawl (Puget Sound) (N) $440 $515 $1,277.50 $2,625.50
Whiting (Puget Sound) $450 $790 $1,312.50 $2,625.50
Spot prawn $440 $515 $1,277.50 $2,660.50

(N) = May only be owned by a single natural person
(#) = Includes non-salmon delivery
(*) = Salmon waiver deadlines
     - May 1 for delivery, charter, and troll
     - Third Monday in September for purse seine, gillnet, and reefnet

Miscellaneous fees

License type Resident Non-resident
Alternate operator (N) $255 $640
Angler transfer $125 $125
Crew member (**) $40.50 $123
Crew member (Albacore only) (**) $40.50 $40.50
Crew member (Undesignated) $35 $110
Designated operator change $127 $127
Designated vessel change $140 $140
Geoduck harvest ID $105 $105
Replacement cards/decals $20 $20
Scientific collection permit $117 $117

(N) = May only be owned by a single natural person
(**) = Sold through any licensed dealer