Recently, the Washington Department of Revenue made some changes to their business licensing system. In an effort to keep your business license renewal a smooth process, we have included the DOR’s instructions here. All online business license renewals MUST use My DOR.

The steps are as follows:

  • Go to
  • Log in using your SAW (Secure Access Washington) user ID and password, or click Sign Up to create one.
  • Click Get Started next to Business Licensing
  • If you don’t see your business listed, click Add Access to an Existing Business under the I want to…
  • Enter your UBI number and the letter ID found at the top of your renewal letter to confirm access to your business.
  • Click the orange alert to start your renewal.

Please allow yourself a little extra time to create a secure profile and use My DOR.

Please feel free to reach out to us at GPL for any concerns, questions, or comments regarding this change.

To schedule your accounting/tax planning meeting with GPL, go to or call 425-502-9465 M-F 9am to 5pm.