Obtain a Redmond Business License

A business license is required to engage in business in the City of Redmond whether you are located within Redmond, or simply conducting business in Redmond. You can learn more about business licensing including how to apply online here

Some important information to know is:

  • In general, it takes 14-21 days from application submittal to license issuance provided all state licensing is in place
  • General Business Licenses are renewed annually based on your anniversary/renewal date with the State of Washington
  • Home-based businesses must also apply/renew their City of Redmond License through the Washington State Business Licensing Service (BLS) portal
  • All non-profits are required to obtain a business license; Those providing proof of their IRS 501(c)(3) Federal Tax Exemption Status will be exempt from the licensing fee
  • All licenses are non-transferable; New owners of a business must apply for their own license

Learn more about business licensing here.

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1. Select a Location
2. Determine Building Use and Permit Requirements
3. Contact Fire Prevention
4. Obtain a Redmond Business License
5. Find Out if Your Business is CTR or TMP Affected
6. Coordinate with Utility and Environmental Services