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

2019
LICENSE TYPE LICENSE FEES
RESIDENT   NON-RESIDENT
BAITFISH
LAMPARA $405.00 $790.00
PURSE SEINE $450.00 $835.00
BOTTOMFISH
POTS $250.00 $635.00
TROLL $250.00 $635.00
FOOD FISH
DRAG SEINE $250.00 $635.00
SET LINE $250.00 $635.00
CARP $250.00 $635.00
COLUMBIA RIVER SMELT $500.00 $885.00
SMELT DIP BAG NET $250.00 $635.00
SMELT GILL NET $250.00 $885.00
NON-SALMON DELIVERY $400.00 $785.00
NON-SALMON CHARTER $480.00 $865.00
SHELLFISH
DIVE $250.00 $635.00
POT $250.00 $635.00
GEODUCK DIVE $425.00 $810.00
OYSTER RESERVE $250.00 $635.00
RAZOR CLAM (N) $285.00 $670.00
SQUID $405.00 $790.00
SPECIALIZED
FUR DEALER $250.00 $250.00
GAME FARM - NEW $142.00 $142.00
GAME FARM - RENEWAL $118.00 $118.00
GUIDE – (GAME & FOOD FISH) $640.00 $1,490.00
GUIDE – GAME FISH (N) $375.00 $760.00
GUIDE – FOOD FISH (N) $300.00 $765.00
TAXIDERMIST $250.00 $250.00
WHOLESALE
FISH DEALER $505.00 $890.00
WHOLESALE FISH BUYER $350.00 $735.00
LIMITED FISH SELLER $175.00 $560.00
2019
LICENSE TYPE RESIDENT   NON-
RESIDENT
LICENSE
TRANSFER FEES
RESIDENT
TRANSFER
NON-RES   
TRANSFER
CRAB
DUNGENESS CRAB
(COASTAL) (#)
$570.00 $955.00 $605.00 $605.00
DUNGENESS CRAB
(PUGET SOUND)
$285.00 $670.00 $735.00 $2,082.50
HERRING
DIP BAG NET $395.00 $780.00 $1,242.50 $2,590.50
DRAG SEINE $395.00 $780.00 $1,242.50 $2,590.50
GILL NET $430.00 $815.00 $1,242.50 $2,590.50
LAMPARA $395.00 $780.00 $1,242.50 $2,590.50
   PURSE SEINE $430.00 $815.00 $1,242.50 $2,590.50
SALMON
CHARTER $700.00 $1,085.00 $155.00 $155.00
SALMON CHARTER
WAIVER (*)
$240.00 $240.00    
DELIVERY (#) $635.00 $1,020.00 $155.00 $155.00
GILL NET $585.00 $970.00 $155.00 $155.00
PURSE SEINE $750.00 $1,135.00 $155.00 $155.00
REEF NET $585.00 $970.00 $155.00 $155.00
TROLL (#) $585.00 $970.00 $155.00 $155.00
WAIVER (*) -OTHER
THAN SALMON
CHARTER
$205.00 $205.00    
SHELLFISH/OTHER
EMERGING
COMMERCIAL
FISHERY (#)
$440.00 $825.00    
BURROWING
SHRIMP
$340.00 $725.00    
OCEAN PINK
SHRIMP
DELIVERY (#)
$405.00 $790.00 $1,155.00 $2,502.50
OCEAN PINK
SHRIMP SINGLE DELIVERY
$205.00 $205.00    
SINGLE SALMON
DELIVERY
$380.00 $455.00    
SEA CUCUMBER
DIVE (N)
$385.00 $770.00 $1,085.00 $2,432.50
SEA URCHIN
DIVE (N)
$385.00 $770.00 $1,085.00 $2,432.50
SHRIMP POT
(PUGET SOUND)
(N)
$440.00 $825.00 $1,277.50 $2,625.50
SHRIMP TRAWL
(PUGET SOUND)
(N)
$440.00 $515.00 $1,277.50 $2,625.50
SPOT SHRIMP
(COAST)
$440.00 $790.00 $1,277.50 $2,625.50
WHITING
(PUGET SOUND)
$440.00 $515.00 $1,312.50 $2,660.50
MISCELLANEOUS FEES 
ALTERNATE
OPERATOR (N)
$255.00 $640.00    
ANGLER TRANSFER $125.00 $125.00    
CREW MEMBER ** $40.50 $123.00    
CREW MEMBER
(ALBACORE ONLY) **
$40.50 $40.50    
CREW MEMBER
(UN DESIGNATED)
$35.00 $110.00    
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 (SCP)
$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
(**) = sold through any licensed dealer

 


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