Important information

  • Vehicle and vessel licensing offices can’t perform transactions on Saturday, December 10.
  • Some vehicle and vessel online services, like tab renewal, won’t be available December 7-12 while we update our system.
  • On December 12, 2016, we’ll begin using a new vehicle and vessel computer system.
  • In the days following the launch of our new system, you may experience longer than usual wait times.

Learn more: DOL vehicle licensing system will be down on December 10 for system replacement (

Register a boat

Find out how to register your boat or documented vessel in Washington State.

Renew your boat registration

Learn how to renew your boat registration.

Visiting Washington waters

Want to use your boat while visiting Washington? Find out if you need a permit and how to get one.

Report the sale of a boat

Sold your boat? Learn how to file a Vessel Report of Sale.

Change your address

Find out how to change the address on your boat title or registration.

Change your name

Learn how to update your name on your boat record.

Get a carbon monoxide warning sticker

Find out how to get the sticker you need to warn passengers of the dangers of carbon monoxide.

Resources for boaters

Find out about fuel tax refunds for marine use, aquatic invasive species, and more.

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