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***EFFECTIVE 02/09/2021 ***

**Update for RENEWING or REPLACING a VALID Concealed Pistol License**


The following process has been created to allow citizens of King County to obtain the service of Renewing or Replacing their valid Concealed Pistol License without the requirement of making an appointment using our online QLess Appointment System.

This process is for:

Any person who resides anywhere within King County and who is in possession of a valid Concealed Pistol License of which is either:

  • Within 90 days PRIOR to its expiration date OR
  • Within 90 days AFTER its expiration date


You may turn in the Concealed Pistol License application (in person) without an appointment ONLY at the following location:

King County Sheriff's Office

(located in the King County Courthouse)

516 - 3rd Ave, Rm W-150

Seattle, WA 98104




In order to do so you must bring the following:

COMPLETED COPY of the King County Sheriff's Office 5 page Concealed Pistol License Application or a copy may be obtained upon arrival to the downtown location

(Application may be downloaded from the King County Sheriff's Office website at:  APPLICATION

  • Current/Valid State Driver's License or State ID (no alternative identification accepted)
  • **Your address MUST MATCH the records for WA State Department of Licensing or your application may be denied**

  • Check or Money Order in the following amount:

$32.00 (For Renewals) - if license is NOT EXPIRED and WITHIN 90 days prior to its expiration

$42.00 (For Late Renewals) - if license is NO MORE THAN 90 days past its expiration

$10.00 (For Replacements) - if license is VALID and NOT EXPIRED


** personal check MUST have the applicant's name preprinted on it

** personal check MUST be drawn on a local bank (within Washington State)

** personal check MUST be written for the exact amount due

** personal check must be payable to either KCSO or King County Sheriff's Office

** money orders or cashier's checks must be written for the exact amount due

** money orders or cashier's checks must be payable to either KCSO or King County Sheriff's Office



Applicant MUST BE PRESENT at time of application submittal. Applications will ONLY be accepted for the subject of the license to be renewed.

There will be no exceptions made for this process. Your application may be denied if all elements of the applicable process are not met at the time of submittal.