Trade Licensing

The City of Seattle Trade Licensing office is now accepting online applications and scheduling exams. All exams are being conducted online over video conferencing to serve our customers while adhering to COVID-19 safety practices. Our offices are still closed to in-person visits. If you have other trade licensing questions, contact us at or by phone (206) 684-5174.

We conduct trade licensing exams and issue licenses for tradespeople in Seattle who: