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Need to license your car, truck, or boat? Or renew expired tabs? King County partners with the State Department of Licensing to issue and renew vehicle and vessel licenses. King County offers in-person licensing service throughout the county, while the state offers many services online.

The exact amount of your vehicle title and registration fees depend on several factors:

  • Vehicle type
  • Vehicle weight
  • Where you live
  • License plate type

How Do I...

Note: All links on this page are external links to the Washington State Department of Licensing (DOL).

Vehicle & Vessel Licensing:
(206) 477-4000
Taxi, For-Hire & TNC Licensing:
(206) 263-1982
Email us:
licensing@kingcounty.gov
Hours of operation:
M-F, 8:30 am - 4:30 pm