If you have not had a CPL before or if your CPL has been expired for more than ninety (90) days, the following information applies to you.
How to Apply
Call the WCSO at (360) 778-6600 to make an appointment for you to be fingerprinted for your CPL. You must have your fingerprints taken at the WCSO for a WCSO issued CPL. Click here to view fingerprint appointment times.
Complete and submit a CPL application which will be given to you at the time of your appointment.
Pay applicable fee.
What to Bring to Your Appointment
Valid, not expired, photo ID like
A current Washington State driver’s license.
A current Washington State identification card.
Equivalent out of state identification.
Expired CPL (if you still have)
Copy of Restoration of Firearms Rights (if applicable)
Permanent Resident Card (if applicable)
Processing of Your CPL Application
WCSO staff performs federal, state, and local background checks.