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Welcome to APPS

Welcome to the Aquatic Protection Permitting System. This is your entry point to:

  • Apply for Hydraulic Project Approvals (HPAs)
  • Track the status of your application
  • Download your HPAs
  • Search for applications received and HPAs issued by Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife

Return Users: Type in your user name, password and then click on the LOGIN box.
New Users: Click on “create a new account” and follow the on-screen directions.

For details about Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife’s HPA permitting program, please click on the following link: Hydraulic Project Approval (HPA)

Questions about using APPS?

  • Download and read the Quick User Reference Guide
  • If the guide does not answer your questions you may contact our Help Desk between 8:00 am to 4:00 pm Monday through Friday at: (360) 902-2422 or APPS.Help@dfw.wa.gov.

APPS is leading the way in online permit services!

APPS Overview

APPS allows you to apply for an HPA. This vital public online service will make it easier, more reliable and traceable for the state’s citizens, businesses, and agencies to do business with WDFW. It also provides improved enterprise collaboration opportunities for cross department review and approval processes, as well as third party input and observation.

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Release Date:  January 08, 2024
Version:  4.1024.0108.28469

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Privacy Statement

Privacy Statement

Welcome to the WDFW APPS website. This website provides public access to hydraulic project approval applications. Use of this website is subject to the following terms of use.

Anyone may visit the website and review hydraulic project approval application materials without revealing personally identifying information. However, information such as internet domains, IP addresses, and the dates and times of site access may be collected.

Any person using the website for the purpose of applying for a hydraulic project approval, including the applicant’s authorized agent, must create and maintain a username and password to enable certain functions of the website. Users are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of their usernames and passwords.

All materials provided on this website by applicants, authorized agents, and WDFW staff will be viewable by the public accessing this site, with the exception of credit card information.

Although use of this website to apply for a hydraulic project approval is voluntary, hydraulic project application materials received via hard copy will also be posted on this website.