Guiding tours in Seattle
These information pages can help you get started in learning about some of the laws and registration requirements that may apply to your experiences on Airbnb. These pages include summaries of some of the rules that may apply to different sorts of activities, and contain links to government resources that you may find helpful.
Please understand that these information pages are not comprehensive, and are not legal advice. If you are unsure about how local laws or this information may apply to you or your Experience, we encourage you to check with official sources or seek legal advice.
Please note that we don’t update this information in real time, so you should confirm that the laws or procedures have not changed recently.*
Do I need a license to take my guests to public areas or monuments in Seattle?
No. As of the date when we posted this help article, you don’t need a license or permit to provide occasional guided visits of public areas or monuments in Seattle.
Do I need permission to give my guests a tour of buildings or attractions in Seattle?
Maybe. You may need permission to provide guided tours of private buildings, certain public buildings or attractions which are open to the public, or to provide tours in certain areas of the city. Most of the sights or attractions you plan to showcase probably have a website or office number where you can learn more about guided visits; be sure to check with each location before bringing Guests.
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