Doing Business in the City of Bellingham

City License and Tax Information

Contact information
City Name:Bellingham
Contact:City Clerk
Phone: (360) 676-6900
City Business License
Is license required?Yes | Apply online
What is the fee? $40.00
How often do I renew? No renewal
Are there additional requirements for a home-based business?No
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)Yes | Find your rates
Local Sales TaxFind your sales tax rate
Other Requirements
County Information Whatcom County

Use the information on this page to determine what the licensing requirements are for this city.

Licensing requirements can change periodically. You should confirm your requirements as you go through the application process.

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