Doing Business in the City of Vancouver
City License and Tax Information
|Contact:||Business License Section|
|Phone:||(360) 487-8410 x3|
|City Business License|
|Is license required?||Yes | Apply online|
|What is the fee?||$125/loc. + $90/FTE up to 400 FTEs|
|How often do I renew?||Annual|
|Is the renewal less than original fee?||No|
|Are there additional requirements for a home-based business?||Yes|
|Are there other special types of licenses?|
For example, tow truck, taxi or solicitor.
|Yes, contact the city|
|Local Business and Occupation Tax (B&O)||No|
|Local Sales Tax||Find your sales tax rate|
|County Information||Clark County|
Apply for a license on-line
- Many localities let you apply for a business license using the State of Washington Business Licensing Service.
- Residents of Bellevue, Everett, Seattle, and Tacoma may use the FileLocal website.
Licensing requirements can change periodically. You should confirm your requirements as you go through the application process.
Send updates or corrections for this data to email address: general(at)awcnet.org