Updated: Nov. 16, 2017

2018 License Fee Details

License Fees must be paid online, hand-delivered to the WSBA or postmarked by Feb. 1, 2018.*

Active Lawyer – Admitted to ANY Bar prior to 2016
2018 License Fee$449
Client Protection Fund assessment$30
Total Payment $479
After Feb. 1, 2018, add 30% late fee of $134.70$613.70
Active Lawyer Admitted to ANY Bar in 2016 or 2017
2018 License Fee$224.50
Client Protection Fund assessment$30
Total Payment$254.50
After Feb. 1, 2018, add 30% late fee of $67.35$321.85
Inactive or Emeritus Pro Bono Lawyer
2018 License Fee$200
After Feb. 1, 2018, add 30% late fee of $60$260
Active or Inactive Limited License Legal Technician
2018 License Fee$87.50 (prorated)
After Feb. 1, 2018, add 30% late fee of $26.25$113.75
Active or Inactive Limited Practice Officer
2018 License Fee$55 (prorated)
After Feb. 1, 2018, add 30% late fee of $16.50$71.50
Judicial Maintain eligibility to transfer to another status
2018 License Fee  $50
After Feb. 1, 2018, add 30% late fee of $15.00$65

*The late fee will be assessed if checks and credit card payments submitted on time do not clear by the deadline. 

The portion of the license fee not deductible from federal income tax because it is allocable to WSBA lobbying expenditure is $3.85 (Public Law 03-066). 

Please note: Our service provider will charge you a separate, non-refundable transaction fee of 2.5% on all bank card transactions (we only accept Visa, MasterCard and American Express). There is no transaction fee for check payments and those who renew online will have the option of printing an invoice to mail in with a check.

Optional Charitable Donation to the Washington State Bar Foundation
Your annual license renewal includes an optional charitable donation to the Washington State Bar Foundation to help advance justice through support of WSBA’s public service and diversity programs. To opt out or donate a different amount, follow the instructions on myWSBA or on the License Renewal Form.

Optional Charitable Donation to the Campaign for Equal Justice
Your annual license renewal includes an optional charitable donation to Campaign for Equal Justice to support more than 20 civil legal aid programs that serve our state’s poorest families and individuals. To opt out or donate a different amount, follow the instructions on myWSBA or on the License Renewal Form.