Firearms Licenses

NOTICE: Out of the abundance of caution due to the COVID-19 virus and its impact on our community, the Kirkland Police Department Lobby is closed and we are unable to provide in-person firearm licensing services.

The Kirkland Police Department provides Firearms License services for City of Kirkland residents.

New Concealed Pistol License

  1. Complete the Concealed Pistol License Application(PDF, 354KB)  and sign
  2. Make a copy of photo ID (driver’s license or passport)
  3. Make a fingerprinting appointment online with Bellevue Fingerprinting at their Bellevue facility. The cost for fingerprinting is  $42.00 https://bellevuefingerprintingservice.com/ 
  4. Once fingerprinting has been done, sign and date application
  5. Check made out to "City of Kirkland" for $49.25
  6. Drop off signed/dated application, copy of photo ID and check payment to blue lock box located inside the Kirkland Police Lobby, or mail to:

Kirkland Justice Center
c/o CPL
11750 NE 118th St.
Kirkland, WA 98034

NOTICE: Out of the abundance of caution due to the COVID-19 virus and its impact on our community, the Kirkland Police Department Lobby is closed and we are unable to accept original license applications in person. 

Concealed Pistol License Renewal

Renewal Applications: (On-time renewals up to 90 days before expiration date)

1. Complete the Concealed Pistol License Application(PDF, 354KB) and sign
2. Copy of photo ID (driver's license or passport)
3. Copy of existing CPL
4. Check made out to "City of Kirkland" for $32.00
5. Drop off in blue lock box located inside the Kirkland Police Lobby doors or mail to address below.

Late Renewals: (within 90 days after expiration date)

1. Application filled out and signed
2. Copy of photo ID (driver’s license or passport)
3. Copy of expired CPL
4. Check made out to "City of Kirkland" for $42.00
5. Drop off in blue lock box located inside the Kirkland Police Lobby doors or mail to address below.

Kirkland Justice Center
c/o CPL
11750 NE 118th St.
Kirkland, WA 98034

NOTICE: Out of the abundance of caution due to the COVID-19 virus and its impact on our community, the Kirkland Police Department Lobby is closed and we are unable to accept original license applications in person. 

Concealed Pistol License Replacement

License Replacement: (newly issued with same expiration date as original)

1. Complete the Concealed Pistol License Application(PDF, 354KB) and sign
2. Copy of photo ID (driver’s license or passport)
3. Check made out to “City of Kirkland” for $10.00
Drop off in blue lock box located inside the Kirkland Police Lobby doors or mail to address below.

Kirkland Justice Center
c/o CPL
11750 NE 118th St.
Kirkland, WA 98034

NOTICE: Out of the abundance of caution due to the COVID-19 virus and its impact on our community, the Kirkland Police Department Lobby is closed and we are unable to accept original license applications in person. 


Armed Forces CPL Renewal (Out of State Deployment)

Currently deployed members of the Armed Forces, Including the National Guard and Armed Forces Reserves, who are deployed out of state, can renew their concealed pistol license by mail.  This must be done within 90 days of the expiration of the existing concealed pistol license.  The license in this circumstance is only valid for a period of one year.

  •  To renew by mail in this circumstance, contact the Kirkland Police Department Records Unit at 425-587-3481 or via email at policerecords@kirklandwa.gov. An application will be sent to the requester either electronically or via standard mail.  Completed applications must be submitted with a copy of the original order designating the period of deployment, a copy of a valid government issued ID, and a credit card, check or money order payable to the City of Kirkland for the renewal fee.  Applications submitted up to 90 days prior to license expiration are $32.00.  Applications submitted up to 90 days after license expiration are considered late renewals and are $42.00. All license renewals submitted by mail are valid for a period of one year.

  • The law also allows members of the Armed Forces to renew his or her license within ninety days after they return to this state from out-of-state military service.  The applicant will need to provide a copy of their original order designating the specific period of assignment, reassignment, or deployment for out-of-state military service, and, if appropriate, a copy of their discharge or amended or subsequent assignment, reassignment, or deployment order back to this state. A license renewed under this law shall take effect on the expiration date of the prior license.  A licensee renewing after the expiration date of the license under this law shall pay only the renewal fee of $32 and shall not be required to pay a late renewal penalty.  The license in this circumstance is valid for five years.

Firearms Dealer License

City of Kirkland Firearms Dealer applicants must be 21 years of age and must provide current copy of a valid Federal Firearms Dealers License, State of Washington Business License, City of Kirkland Business License, and valid photo ID.

A check for $125.00 payable to the City of Kirkland must accompany the application. 

Once the Records Unit receives the packet of papers, you will be notified to set up an appointment for fingerprinting. 

The packet of paperwork may be delivered to the blue security box located in the vestibule outside of the Kirkland Police Department Lobby or mailed to:

Kirkland Police Department
c/o CPL or Firearms Dealer Applications
11750 NE 118th St.
Kirkland, WA  98034

Alien Firearms License

For more information on Alien Firearms Licenses go to the Department of Licensing Website.

To apply for an Alien Firearms License go to King County Alien Firearms License.