Concealed Pistol Licenses

The process to obtain your New Concealed Pistol License (CPL) is listed below. 

Concealed Pistol Licenses for new applications can book using Waitwhile Scheduling

  • For Lake Forest Park residents only
  • All applications require a Washington State Driver's License or ID card with a Lake Forest Park address

Appointments days are Monday-Thursday except Legal Holidays. Appointments are scheduled from 1:00pm until 3:30pm.  

The application is located here: CPL Application

Please do not date or sign the application until you submit it to us in person for processing. 

With the completed application (all 3 pages must be submitted to us) along with a copy of your WA State Driver’s license showing your Lake Forest Park address and a check made payable to: "City of Lake Forest Park" in the amount of $49.25 we will then process your application. 

If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact our office Monday-Friday between 9:00am and 4:00pm at (206) 364-8216.

Renewals for a CPL's can be done during business hours, no appointment necessary. 

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Service Cost
CPL replacement (lost / stolen / damaged) $10.00
Late Renewal (Renewal Fee + $10 late fee up to 90 Days after expiration date) $42.00
Original application (Fingerprints Required) $49.25
Renewal (may apply up to 90 days prior to expiration) $32.00

Note: Fees are due with application submission. Fees can be paid either in cash (exact amount), or by check. (Check must show your Lake Forest Park address and phone number.) All fees are non-refundable, even if the application / permit is denied.

Firearms Laws

State of Washington firearms laws can be found in the Revised Code of Washington (RCW) 9.41. The City of Lake Forest Park firearms laws can be found in the Lake Forest Park Municipal Code (LFPMC). Scroll the city list for Lake Forest Park, once there, type 9.06 in the search box.

If you don’t live in Lake Forest Park

If you do not reside in Lake Forest Park, you must go to the city or county in which you live in. If you are in an un-incorporated city, you can apply at the sheriff's office in the county in which you reside. 

Safe Storage Saves Lives

The Lake Forest Park Police Department in partnership with regional law enforcement partners, the King County Department of Health, and area retailers, have created the Safe Storage Saves Lives campaign designed to prevent deadly shootings, unintentional injuries and theft by focusing on secure firearm storage. For more information regarding this program and to find local retailers that are giving discounts for storage devices, go to the King County Lokitup website.