Concealed Pistol Licenses

Obtaining A Concealed Pistol License

*Due to a high volume of Concealed Pistol License requests it may take up to 30 days to process your application. **

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Per state law, the Lake Stevens Police Department provides Concealed Pistol Licenses (CPL) to citizens who live within the city limits of Lake Stevens. Non-city residents may contact the law enforcement agency where they live to apply.

What you will need

You will need to show proof of identification and residency. Accepted photo identification is:
  • A current Washington state driver’s license
  • A current Washington state identification card
  • Equivalent out of state identification
  • Law enforcement identification
  • Military identification card


Conditions that may prevent the ability to obtain a CPL are listed in RCW 9.41.070.

Permit Issue Date

It takes approximately 30 days to process an application. Issued permits can be picked up or mailed to you.

Military Renewals (Out of State Deployment)

Currently deployed members of the Armed Forces, who are deployed out of state, can renew their concealed pistol license by mail. Please note, this type of renewal is only valid for one year per RCW 9.41.070(15)(c)

The fee for renewal of a Concealed Pistol License by the expiration date is $32 and must be renewed up to 90 days after the expiration date by paying a late fee. The late renewal fee is $10, making the total fee $42. There is an additional $3.50 fee for lamination. 

To renew the Concealed Pistol License in this circumstance, contact the Lake Stevens Police Department Records Unit at (425) 622-9401 or via email at We will send you the application either electronically or via standard mail.  Completed applications must be submitted with a copy of your original orders, designating the period of deployment, a copy of a valid government issued ID and a check payable to the City of Lake Stevens for the renewal fee. 


  • Original $45.25
  • Renewal $32 (90 days prior to expiration)
  • Late Renewal $42 (within 90 days of expiration)
  • Replacement $10
Check, debit/credit card or money order are all accepted. We no longer accept cash.