* South Sound 911 assumed responsibility for this service as of Jan. 4, 2016. Instead of making separate visits to the Pierce County Auditor's Office and to our public counter, you may apply for a firearms dealer license with a single visit to South Sound 911.*
By law, you must have a firearms dealer license if you:
Are engaged in the business of selling firearms at wholesale or retail.
Have or are required to have a federal firearms license under 18 U.S.C. Sec. 923(a).
To apply for a Washington State firearms dealer license, you must apply in-person and bring:
A check made payable to the Washington State Treasury in the amount of $125
Separate cash payment of $10 for fingerprinting services
A copy of your current Federal Firearms License
A copy of your current Washington State Master Business License (the address must match the location of the firearms dealer)