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Auction School: Western College of Auctioneering is an approved auction school in the state of Washington.

State Auction License Required: Yes

License Required for Online-Only Auctions: Yes. A company license would be required when the items/property and/or company is located in the state of Washington.

Minimum Age: 18

School/ Apprenticeship Required: No

Bonding/ Insurance Required: $5,000

License Period: One year

Continuing Education Required: No

Fees: License and renewal are $155

Reciprocity: N/A

State Auctioneers Association:

State Real Estate Contact:

State Agency Contact:

Washington Department of Licensing- Auctioneer Program

P.O. Box 3856

Seattle, WA 98124


*Courtesy in part of: The National Auctioneers Association