Auto Licensing

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Welcome to Pend Oreille County Auto Licensing

Auto Licensing (509) 447-6475

The Pend Oreille County Auditor’s Office is contracted with the Washington State Department of Licensing (DOL) to provide counter access to DOL transactions. Many topics listed here are linked to the DOL site, where the explanations are particularly thorough. Vehicle services are available and the Pend Oreille County Auditor’s Office as well as the licensing subagent office located in Ione Washington.

Things to remember before you arrive:

  • Photo ID is required for most transactions
  • Valid Washington Drivers License is required to transfer title/register for the first time (vehicle & vessel)
  • Plate #, VIN or a vessel ‘WN’ numbers are required to access your record
  • Payment can be made in the form of cash, check or credit/debit card
  • Our busiest days are Monday and Friday
  • We are open through lunch, though we are minimally staffed as we rotate through our lunches from 11:00-2:30
  • Office Hours are Monday – Friday 8:30 am through 4:00pm. We are closed on all Federal Holidays