Licensing

​ Limited In-Office* Services by Appointment Only 

Available appointment times are between 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Monday through Friday for the following services only:

  • Marriage Licensing
  • Mobile Home Transactions
  • Vehicle and Vessel Title Transactions
  • Map Recordings
Appointments may be made by calling 360-778-5100 or emailing
 licensing@co.whatcom.wa.us 
*Face masks are required for all citizens entering the Auditor's Office

The Whatcom County Auditor’s Office has been appointed by the Governor's Office as an agent of the Washington State Department of Licensing. The Auditor's office issues titles and registrations for automobiles, trucks, trailers, boats, and other motor vehicles. Our office also issues and transfers titles for mobile homes. 


Vehicle records are not accessible by the public. You are only able to access information regarding your own personal vehicle / vessel.

3 Ways to Renew

  • Online
  • In Person
    • Subagencies - same price as courthouse - no additional fees!
  • By Mail
    • Send your renewal notice with payment to:
      Whatcom County Auditor's Office
      P.O. Box 398
      Bellingham, WA 98227