Hours and Services

*Please bring and wear a mask upon entering the Bothell Police department.  

Bothell Police Records

Current lobby hours, open to public:

Monday - Friday, 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM 


 The Bothell Police Department provides fingerprinting services on-site (18410 101st Avenue NE) for citizens wanting to apply for an original Concealed Pistol License (CPL).  Citizens must reside within the City limits of Bothell.

Fingerprinting hours are every other Tuesday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. by appointment only. Please call 425.487.5120 to schedule your appointment.

Concealed Pistol License Application & Information

Washington State Law requires that you apply for a concealed pistol license (CPL) from the jurisdiction where you live.* For all the options below, a current, valid picture ID is required. If your ID does not have a current Bothell address on it, please bring proof of residency, such as a utility bill.**

Bothell residents may apply for an original CPL at the front counter of the Police Department during regular fingerprinting hours, every other Tuesday between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. by appointment only. Please call 425.487.5120 to book your appointment. You may also obtain fingerprinting from a private fingerprinting service if you prefer not to make an appointment. An original CPL is $49.25 and is valid for 5 years from the date of issue. We accept payment by check or exact cash only.

Additional information, including renewing CPL, processing and application steps: Click here

Free Medicine Return Program image shows pill bottles, and one open with pills spilling out. prescription drugs

Residents can properly dispose of unwanted medicines locally for free. Narcotic and non-narcotic medicines accepted.   For more information and location information about community drug drop-off sites: Click here. 

See the above link for other community drug drop-off sites.* 

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