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Washington State Auto Licensing Services: 

Vehicle Registration (tabs/tags/stickers)

Vehicle Registration (tabs/tags/stickers)

Car tabs can be renewed in person at any of our 2 locations, by mail or online.

In person: Bring in either your registration or license plate number. If you don’t have either don’t worry we can look up your information up with your WA driver’s license.

By mail: Submit a copy of your renewal notice or vehicle information( license plate or VIN #) along with a check/ money order made payable to; Department of Licensing or DOL

  • 3400 W Clearwater Ave Suite 1
    Kennewick Wa 99336
  • 1385 George Washington Way
    Richland Wa 99354

Online: You will need your license plate number

Title Transfers

Title Transfers

WA Title Transfers: We will need,

  • WA Title properly released, if title is lost a Notarized Affidavit of Loss
  • Bill of Sale
  • Odometer disclosure needs to be completed if vehicle is 9 years or newer

Out of State Title Transfers: We will need,

  • Out of State Title properly released
  • Bill of Sale
  • Odometer disclosure needs to be completed if vehicle is 9 years or newer

New to Washington: We will need,

  • Your out of State title
  • Mileage if 9 years or newer
  • If more than one owner on title; only one registered owner needs to be present to transfer to WA

New to Washington, vehicle being financed: We will need,

  • Copy of your title (You can contact your finance company & request a copy to be faxed/emailed to our office)
    • FAX: (509) 736 1555
    • Email: tricitieslicensing@gmail.com
  • Mileage if 9 years or newer
  • If more than one owner on title; only one registered owner needs to be present to transfer to WA

Duplicate WA Titles

Duplicate WA Titles

To apply for a duplicate WA title;

  • ALL registered owners must sign an Affidavit of Loss or they have to be present in the office.
  • Duplicate titles are $31.00 and will be processed and mailed to you within 4-6 weeks.

Need a DUPLICATE SAME DAY TITLE?

  • ALL registered owners must sign an Affidavit of Loss or they have to be present in the office.
  • Same Day Titles are an Extra $50.00

***Some restrictions apply for Quick Titles***

Gross Weight-Tonnage

Gross Weight-Tonnage

  • Vehicles with a Gross Weight of 16,000< are required to have a DOT number
  • Vehicles with a Gross Weight of 55,000< are subject to Heavy Vehicle Use Tax, and have to present a Heavy Vehicle Use Tax Form (2290) at the time of gross weight purchase. (We can file a copy in our office to simplify the process)
  • If you operate your Semi/Tractor in multiple state please contact Prorate Desk: (360) 664-1858

Disabled Parking and Permits

Disabled Parking and Permits

Disabled Parking:

  • To apply for a WA disabled parking application you need your physician to complete a Disabled Parking Application for Individuals. Along with this application the office will need to provide you with a prescription authorizing this privilege, if they do not have prescriptions they can write this authorization on an office letterhead form.
  • Bring in both Disabled Parking Application for Individuals and prescription or office letterhead into our office to be issued disabled parking placards.

Permits:

  • Trip Permits:
    • A trip permit allows a vehicle that is not currently licensed to be operated on state roads for 3 consecutive days. No more than 3 permits can be used on same vehicle in a 30 day period.
    • Trip permit can be used for commercial vehicle to increase gross weight up to 80,000.
    • Trip permits fee $30
  • Transit Permits:
    • A Transit Permit is used if you are taking your vehicle to Washington State Patrol
    • You make an appointment with WSP, once you have an appointment you can come into our office with you vehicle information and a Transit Permit can be issued for 2 days.
    • Transit Permit fee $5

Fleet Vehicles

Fleet Vehicles

Vehicle owners with more than 5 vehicles registered in the same exact name format can apply for a Fleet Identification Number. Vehicles put in a Fleet have ONE expiration date, rather than multiple expiration dates per vehicle.

  • Regular Fleet:
    • Vehicles can be put on a Regular Fleet if they have 5 or more vehicles in exact name format.
  • Permanent Fleet
    • Vehicles can be put on a Permanent Fleet if they have 50 or more vehicles in exact name format.

***Contact us for more information about Fleet Vehicles***

Dealer Services Experts

Dealer Services Experts

Our Dealer Services Department is located in Suite 2 of our Tri-Cities Licensing Office Location. Suite 1 is for our Public.

Designating Suite 2 for our Dealers will ensure you receive fast, knowledgeable service from our Dealer Experts. Call or stop in to experience the difference in Great Customer Service!

Tri-Cities Licensing
DEALER SERVICES
3400 W Clearwater Ave Suite #2
Kennewick, WA 99336

DEDICATED PHONE LINE: (509) 783-1597
FAX: (509) 736-4030
EMAIL: tclspecialservices@gmail.com

  • Free Pickup and Delivery of your Transactions Monday through Friday
  • Free Fee Quotes
Two Locations to Conveniently Serve You: 

MON-FRI 8:00 AM to 5:30 PM | SAT 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM

3400 W Clearwater Ave. Suite 1
Kennewick, WA 99336
(509) 736-3926
1385 George Washington Way
Richland, WA 99354
(509) 371-1911
 

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Surrounding areas instructions:

  • “Renew Your Vehicle Tabs” page
  • At the prompt select "Change start location"
  • Fill ZIP only
  • 99336 for Kennewick Office or 99354 for Richland Office
  • Click Find Offices
  • Processed and mailed or ready for pickup immediately at our locations.