Trade permits include the following:
Applying for a Trade Permit by Email
Trade permits can be applied for via email submission:
Download and complete the application by visiting the permit page (links above).
Submit the application by email.
You must address your email to: ISDtradepermits@arlingtonva.us.
Your application is reviewed by staff for completeness.
You should receive a response within two (2) business days, with directions for any changes required to process the permit or with the permit number and the fee amount due.
Pay the fee, either by mail or in person.
Choose one of the following options to pay for your permit:
- Check, by mail or in person (made out to the address in Step 4). If mailed, payment can take up to 10 business days to receive and process. Checks must include the permit number(s) to be processed.
- Debit or credit card (in person only). There is a 2.5% fee for payments made by credit card. We do not accept American Express.
When arriving in person, provide the front desk staff with your permit number(s) and let them know this permit was processed and approved via email in order to reduce wait times.
Arlington County Permit Office
2100 Clarendon Blvd., Suite 1000 (10th floor)
Arlington, VA 22201
Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
(Offices close at 12:00 p.m. on the third Thursday of each month.)