What is the purpose of this permit?
This permit allows a person or commercial business to operate bingo games at agricultural fairs licensed to conduct bingo. The applicant can apply for a one time permit or an annual permit. All agricultural fairs where bingo is conducted must be licensed also.
Who issues this permit?
Washington State Gambling Commission
How much will this permit cost?
Special Property Bingo Permit: $30
Annual Bingo Permit: $200
Where can I get the application for this permit?
The application is called 'Permit Application for Persons to Operate Bingo Games Only During and Upon The Site of Bona Fide Agricultural Fairs
' is online and can be accessed at https://www.wsgc.wa.gov/sites/default/files/public/forms/apps/4-009a-bingo-games-permit.pdf
How long will it take to review my application?
The estimated processing time for applications is 60 to 90 days.
Permit Timeliness Results
Permit Timeliness data collection is in response to a State Auditor’s Performance Audit and RCW 43.42A. Each regulatory agency developed a plan to improve permit clarity, predictability, and timeliness. Each agency considers the customers experience to ensure permit assistance is simple to use, easy to access, and designed in a customer-friendly manner. Agencies report progress to the Governor’s Office for Regulatory Innovation and Assistance (ORIA). ORIA prepares and distributes reports, with participation from the State Auditor’s Office and Results Washington. See latest report here: https://www.oria.wa.gov/ORIA-2020-PermitTimelinessProgressReport.pdf.
All permits submitted for reporting were entered into this Regulatory Handbook. Here are the results of the performance data:Estimated Time Required By the Agency to Process a Permit Application (Definition)Average number of days from Receipt to Complete: Unable to report agency Permit Timeliness resultsMaximum number of days from Receipt to Complete: Unable to report agency Permit Timeliness resultsEstimated Time Required By the Agency to Issue a Permit Decision (Definition)Average number of days from Complete Application to Decision: Unable to report agency Permit Timeliness resultsMaximum number of days from Complete Application to Decision: Unable to report agency Permit Timeliness results
Where can I get permitting assistance?
Web page URL: https://wsgc.wa.gov/
Helpdesk phone: (360) 486-3440
Subject matter expert phone: For equipment questions: Jennifer LaMont (360) 486-3571; For application questions: Rose Guzman (360) 486-3550
Subject matter expert email: email@example.com
Publications: Gambling License Certification Program