Business License

A City of Everett business license is required for all persons engaging in business within the city limits of Everett.  

Before Submitting a City of Everett Business License Application

Before submitting a City of Everett business license application, you must first obtain a Washington business license or Unified Business Identifier (UBI) number. Visit the state's Frequently Asked Questions page for more information.

For step-by-step instructions to start your business in Washington State, go to Access Washington, the State of Washington's online headquarters for business information.

City of Everett Business License Application 

To download a copy of the City of Everett Tax Number Application (business license) click here.

The current fee to obtain a new business license is:
          $78.00   Starting business in Everett between January 1 through June 30
          $39.00   Starting business in Everett between July 1 through December 31

Business licenses expire on December 31 and must be renewed each year. The fee to renew is subject to change. This information will be included with the tax form mailed out to you in December.  For information about renewing your business license, please refer here
To apply for a temporary business license click link below.

 If you live within the city limits of Everett and plan to conduct business out of your residence, you must also complete the Home Occupation Permit when you submit your business license application.  
For additional information about business licensing, click here.