To apply for a Commercial Shellfish Shellstock Shipper license, complete the electronic forms listed below, print, then sign and date where indicated. Make a copy of all documents for your records and mail the originals, with the appropriate License and Biotoxin Fee (PDF), to:
Department of Health, Accounts Receivable, PO Box 1099, Olympia, WA 98504-1099
We cannot process unsigned or incomplete applications.
If you want to operate only as a wholesaler, complete the Wholesale Shellstock Shipper License Application.
Submit the Following Forms
Complete the Harvest Site Application that applies to you.
All Shellstock Shipper licenses expire June 30 of each year. Licenses must be renewed by July 1 to remain active. Licensed operations will receive their licensing packet by mail about two months before June 30 of each year. You can pay by check or online, see Commercial Shellfish License Online Payment Guide (PDF).
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