Manufacturer (equipment and supplies)
About manufacturing activities
Who can apply for a manufacturer license
You must apply for a manufacturer license if you:
- Make or assemble a completed piece or pieces of gambling equipment for use in authorized gambling activities
- Convert, modify, combine, add to, or remove parts or components of any gambling equipment for use in authorized gambling activities
- Manufacture group 12 amusement games.
Gambling equipment means any device, gambling-related software, expendable supply, or any other paraphernalia used as a part of gambling or to make gambling possible. See what falls under the definition of gambling equipment (app.leg.wa.gov).
You must show your ability to comply with all manufacturing, quality control, and operations restrictions imposed on authorized gambling equipment that you want to manufacture or market for use in Washington State.
The licensing process may include an on-site review of your manufacturing equipment and process for each separate type of authorized gambling equipment to ensure compliance capability.
How to apply
If you would like to apply for a manufacturer license, complete and submit the 'Manufacturer of Gambling Equipment / Paraphernalia - Commercial Business Application Packet'.
If you are currently licensed and would like to add manufacturer as a new activity, complete the ‘Add an Activity’ application.
Please complete and submit the following forms:
Submit your application
Mail us your completed application, using the correct mailing address based on which mailing service you use.
For US Mail
For UPS, FedEx, and overnight packages only
You must complete training within 30 days of the effective date of your license. Review the following handout thoroughly to ensure that you are in compliance with your activity:
Renewing your license
Licenses expire each year. Learn more about how to renew your license.
Reporting changes to your license
There are certain changes you must tell us about. Learn how to report changes to your license.