Due to facility issues, this licensing program has limited operations. There may be delays in responding to requests. We apologize for the inconvenience. We’re working toward resuming all business operations as soon as possible.
Note: Because the court offers many variables based on the individual arrested, this summary of how bail works doesn’t include everything that could happen.
There are 2 different sources of bail bonds:
Depending on your relationship to the defendant, it’s important to understand that you may be very worried and under stress because of the arrest. Take the time to fully understand the bail bond contract and know your rights. Understand what you’re promising.
If you have a complaint, please send us a completed Public Protection Services Complaint with photocopies of original documents to:
Public Protection Services
Department of Licensing
PO Box 9649
Olympia, WA 98507-9649.