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Thurston County Recording


Attention All Vessel Owners
The Washington State Department of Licensing is
no longer mailing vessel renewal notices.

All vessel registrations expire annually on June 30th.


The Thurston County Auditor’s Office and our eight subagents would like to process your renewal as quickly as possible.

There are three (3) ways to renew your vessel registration:
  1. Renew online at through the Department of Licensing. You will need your registration (WN) number.


If you prefer to mail your payment, you may calculate your fees online, or you may call our office at (360) 786-5406 to get the proper amount due. You will need your WN number for us to assist you by phone.

    Please include: - Check made payable to DOL
- WN number

Mail to:


Thurston County Auditor
Attention: Licensing
2000 Lakeridge Dr. SW
Olympia, WA 98502

  3. Visit the Thurston County Auditor’s office or one of our eight (8) subagents. You must have your WN number, or your vessel’s Hull Identification (HIN) Number, or a copy of a prior year’s registration.
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