Business Licenses

Attention Business License Applicants:

As of May 10th, general business licenses for the City of Puyallup are being processed by the State of Washington Business Licensing Service (BLS). The City of Puyallup no longer accepts general business license applications or renewal payments.

Please refer to the contact information below for any license applications or renewal payments submitted after April 25, 2018.

Call Center: 1-800-451-7985

Website: http://bls.dor.wa.gov/

Obtaining a Business License


If you are planning on opening a business in the City of Puyallup, you will need to obtain a city business license.  There are a number of different requirements based on the type of business you intent to operate.  Please use the links on the left side of this page to learn more about about the application process for your business type.
 

Business License Rates


Business license rates are based on the total number of employees, manager or owners working within the Puyallup city limits.  All licenses expire on December 31st of each year.
Number of Employees
Annual Fee
1-24
$75
25-99
$300
100 or more
$500
Fees for applications received July through December will be pro-rated to half of the amount due.