Doing Business in the City of Federal Way

City License and Tax Information

Contact information
City Name:Federal Way
Contact:City Clerk
Phone: (253) 835-2540
City Business License
Is license required?Yes | Apply online
What is the fee? $81 - 9,501
What is the fee based on?Based on number of employees
How often do I renew? Annual
Is the renewal less than original fee?Yes
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 TaxFind your sales tax rate
Other Requirements
County Information King County

Apply for a license on-line

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

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