The 2018 Property Tax Statements have been mailed to all property owners in Whatcom County. Please be on the lookout for them to arrive in your mailbox. If you do not receive it by March 16 please contact us at 360.778.5160. Read on...
The Passport execution Fee will increase from $25 to $35 on April 2, 2018. This increase only applies to passport applicants using the DS-11 form, such as first-time applicants over 16, children under 16, and re-apply if lost or stolen. Follow this link for more information . . .
The Treasurer's Office will efficiently and effectively collect, report, invest and manage all monies and debt for Whatcom County, and all other junior and special purpose districts. Provide exemplary service to all of our customers by being responsive, courteous, and knowledgeable.
Responsible for monies of county, cities, port, school districts, fire districts, cemeteries, public utility districts, and water districts
Bill and collect, real and personal property taxes, due April 30 and October 31
Bill and collect, special assessments and fees, for flood control, road improvement, water, and drainage districts
Deposit and invest all funds for county and districts. Provide banking services
Collect excise tax on sale, or transfer, of real property and mobile homes
Foreclose on property for delinquent taxes
Maintain inventory of county-owned property and conduct property sales
Collect gambling taxes, 911 taxes, and local gas tax (Point Roberts)