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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 (licensingexpress.wordpress.com).

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New to Washington? Find out how to register your vehicle and get Washington license plates.

Special plates

Want personalized or special design license plates? See what’s available and find out how to get them.

Replace your license plates

Find out how to replace lost or damaged plates, and what to do when you’re required by law to replace your license plates.

For military personnel

Find out about license plates, temporary permits, and tax exemptions available to military personnel and their families.

Off-road vehicles

Learn how to license your wheeled all-terrain vehicle (WATV) or modified off-road motorcycle.

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