Automotive business license materials

The Department of Licenses and Inspections (L&I) requires many businesses to carry licenses in order to operate in the City. On this page, find license applications and information for automotive businesses. You can also visit L&I’s business licenses page for more information about specific license requirements.

You can apply for these licenses online or take your application to the Permit and License Center in the MSB Concourse. Do not mail applications.

Name Description Released Format
Automotive license application PDF Use this application to apply for a license to repair vehicles, dispense fuel, have an auto wrecking or tire storage business, or a parking lot or garage. August 11, 2020
Automotive license application instructions PDF Instructions on how to apply for various automotive business licenses. March 1, 2019
Towing vehicle driver identification sheet xlsx Use this template to provide information about all drivers employed with your tow truck company. March 1, 2019
Tow truck contract locations xlsx Use this template to provide information about all the locations where your tow company has a contract. March 1, 2019

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