Business License Fees

The City of Olympia requires all businesses located within the city limits, or who conduct business within the city limits, to be licensed with the city, according to Chapter 5.02 of the Olympia Municipal Code.  The State of Washington Department of Licensing will send out your renewal notice six weeks before its expiration date. 

Fee Schedule*

Rate Amount Frequency
New Application $30 One Time
Renewal $30 Annual
Non-Profit Business License No Fee

The City of Olympia many charge additional fees depending on the nature of the business. This does not include administrative fees charged by the State of Washington for processing new and renewals of master business licenses.