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DOL Driver Licensing
Location214 S. Kelso DriveKelso, WA 98626
HoursMonday: ClosedTuesday: 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.Wednesday: 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.Thursday: 9:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.Saturday: 8:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.Sunday: Closed Locate Washington Driver Licensing Offices
How to Register Your Vehicle You may title and register your vehicle in Washington State by mail or in person at a local vehicle licensing office.
Obtaining your Washington License
By law, you have 30 days to get your Washington driver license once you establish residency in Washington State.
How to establish residency in Washington
You’re considered a Washington resident when you do any of the following:•Arrive and begin establishing a home in Washington •Register to vote •Receive state benefits •Get any Washington State license at resident rates •Receive in-state tuition fees
Register to Vote
Register to vote online at the Secretary of State website or complete a voter registration form at any driver licensing office.
You can register to vote if you are:•A citizen of the United States;•A legal resident of Washington State; •At least 18 years old by Election Day;•Not under the authority of the Department of Corrections; and•Not disqualified from voting due to a court order. New to Washington
As the seller, you’re responsible for filing the report of sale. If you don’t file, you may be held liable for tolling bills, towing charges, and other civil or criminal liabilities incurred by the new owner. The new owner is responsible for transferring the title. You should file a report of sale within 5 days from the date your vehicle was:
•Sold•Given away (gifted)•Traded to a private party or dealer•Donated•Given to a wrecking yard•Turned over to an insurance company•Disposed of File a Vehicle Report of Sale online, or in person at a vehicle licensing office (service fees may apply).
You can come to the Auditor’s Office during regular business hours to view documents and request copies. The majority of recorded documents are available online.