Punch Board / Pull-Tab Service Business Permit

What is the purpose of this permit?
This permit allows a business to:
  1. Reconcile sales, prizes, and cash on hand for punch board and pull-tab series; or
  2. Complete records we require; or
  3. Store punch boards and pull-tab series removed from play.
The punch board and pull-tab service business must apply for a gambling service supplier license if combined gross billings exceed thirty thousand dollars during the permit period.
Who issues this permit?
Washington State Gambling Commission
How much will this permit cost?
Where can I get the application for this permit?
The application is called 'Punch Board / Pull-Tab Service Business Permit' is online and can be accessed at https://www.wsgc.wa.gov/licensing/apply-license/punch-board-pull-tab-service-business.
How long will it take to review my application?
The estimated processing time for applications is 60 to 90 days.
How long is my permit valid?
Up to one year.
Legal Authority:
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: 5
Maximum number of days from Receipt to Complete: 5

Estimated Time Required By the Agency to Issue a Permit Decision (Definition)
Average number of days from Complete Application to Decision: 3
Maximum number of days from Complete Application to Decision: 3

(Summary results based on 1 submittals in 2021, no data for current year)

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: askus@wsgc.wa.gov
Publications: Gambling License Certification Program
Washington State Gambling Commission
Mailing Address
PO Box 42400
Olympia, WA 98504
Telephone: (360) 486-3440
Toll Free: 1-800-345-2529
Telephone: (360) 486-3637
Fax: (360) 486-3629
Website: http://www.wsgc.wa.gov
* Permit information last updated 3/31/2022