Fees for Mobile Homes and Park Models

Title fees for mobile homes and park models vary depending on the location, purchase price, and type of unit being transferred. The standard transfer fees outlined below apply to transactions where excise tax is collected by the Treasurer's office and the unit is not moving to a new location.

Helpful Links about Tax Assessments and Use Tax Facts from Department of Revenue:


  1. Mobile Home on Private Property
  2. Mobile Home in a Park
  3. Park Model

When excise tax is collected and the mobile home is not moving locations:
The title fee is $50.50 to transfer ownership of a mobile home located on private property.

When excise tax is not collected and/or the mobile home is moving locations:
The title fee is $50.50 + sales/use tax (tax amount is the purchase price multiplied by sales/use tax rate).

Sales/Use tax rate is determined by the address of the mobile home. Lookup a tax rate by address at https://webgis.dor.wa.gov/taxratelookup/SalesTax.aspx, Look for the total tax rate for Vehicle Sales/Leases under the Motor Vehicle Sales/Rental tab.

Make checks and money orders payable to Department of Licensing.