Fees: Scrap metal businesses

See relevant fees for scrap metal processors, recyclers, and suppliers.

Forms of payment

We cannot accept payments over the phone.

License and plate fees

  • If you're paying online, pay with a Visa, MasterCard, or American Express (no gift cards)
  • Make checks or money orders payable to the Department of Revenue

Business license fees

Type of business Get your license Renew your license
Scrap metal processor $1,290 $665
Scrap metal recycler $1,290 $665
Scrap metal supplier $390 $205

Vehicle plate fees

Description Fee
First set of plates $5
Additional sets of plates $2 per set

Other fees

Description Original fee Renewal fee
Business license application or renewal processing fee Variable business license fee (non-refundable) $5 (non-refundable)
State tax registration No fee N/A
Trade name registration $5 N/A

Need additional help? Here's how to contact us:

call Phone: 360-705-6741
(TTY: Call 711)
fax Fax: 360-705-6699
mail Email: BLS@dor.wa.gov
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