Concealed Pistol Licensing (CPL)


City of Sequim residents must apply for NEW Concealed Pistol Licenses (CPL) at the Sequim Police Department.  Residents are highly encouraged  to make a Fingerprinting Appointment (*see guidelines below) to avoid longer waiting and processing times, and to avoid possible rescheduling due to staffing restrictions.

City of Sequim residents can apply for a RENEWAL Concealed Pistol Licenses (CPL) at the Sequim Police Department or via U.S. Mail. 

Clallam County residents should contact the Clallam County Sheriff’s Office for assistance (360-417-2270).


  • Fully completed CPL application (attached here). 
  • Fingerprints (only when applying for a NEW license)
  • Valid government issued photo ID
  • Clear copy of your current CPL (when applying for your renewal)
  • Fees can be paid by cash (accepted with in-person applications only), card or check/money order made payable to "City of Sequim"
  • Incomplete applications will not be processed and application fees are not refundable.  (Original applications require an in-person appointment; renewal applications may be mailed to: Sequim Police Department, Records Section, 152 W. Cedar St., Sequim, WA 98382)

Active military personnel only:  In compliance with HB 1934, members of the Armed Forces which includes the National Guard and Armed Forces Reserves, who are unable to renew their Concealed Pistol License (CPL) in person because of assignment, reassignment, or deployment for out of state military service, may now renew their CPL by mail. CPL processing time is approximately 30 days. CPL’s issued under HB 1934 are valid for one year.  In addition to the items listed above, please provide a copy of your orders designating the specific period of assignment, reassignment, or deployment for out of state military service.

For additional information regarding obtaining a concealed pistol license, please visit the Washington State Department of Licensing


Fingerprinting services are available Monday - Friday from 9:00a.m. to 3:00p.m..  Please call (360) 683-7227 to make an appointment with the Police Department.  

Covid safety protocols are still in place.  Applicants MUST:

  • wear a mask throughout the appointment
  • sanitized your hands prior to fingerprinting (sanitizer will be available)
  • take your temperature
  • verify you have no COVID-19 symptoms
  • complete a sign-in and sign-out log

Questions or concerns regarding criminal history/fingerprint responses should be directed to the Washington State Patrol.


Original applications$49.25
Renewals received within 90 days prior to expiration$32.00
Renewals received within 90 days after expiration$32.00 plus $10.00 late fee
Renewals received 91+ days after expirationWill not be processed, you must apply for an original CPL in person (fees received with a non-renewable application will not be refunded).
Fees are set by RCW 9.41.070 and cannot be waived.


Please contact the Records Section at (360) 683-7227 or