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Mary Hall

News Release
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, March 17, 2020
Mary Hall, Auditor
711 Washington Relay


Auditor's Office to close to public beginning on Wednesday, March 18

OLYMPIA – To protect public and employee health, the Thurston County Auditor's Office will close to the public beginning on Wednesday, March 18. The closure will be reassessed as the public health crisis evolves. Using safe social distancing practices, the Auditor's office will continue to conduct business.

"Our mission is to provide services to the public," said Mary Hall, Thurston County Auditor. "We are committed to doing this in the safest way possible."

Remote services will be available from the Auditor's Office during this closure. More information on remote options will be posted at Current information can be found below:


  • The Thurston County Auditor's Office has suspend all passport services indefinitely. More information here.

  • Tab renewals can be processed online with the state Department of Licensing. We can mail your tabs to you at no extra charge.

  • Licensing subagents continue to serve customers. More information on their hours of operations and services can be found here.

  • Marriage licenses can also be accessed through the mail. More information is available here.

  • If you have questions about licensing, please call 360.786.5406 or email
  • You can also E-Record documents. More information is available here (under "Electronic Document Recording").
Residents doing business with the Auditor's Office can also drop off documents using a drop box just outside the central entrance to the Courthouse Campus Building 1 at 2000 Lakeridge Dr. SW, Olympia WA. An after-hours drop box is available at the courthouse in the roundabout. Label your package "Auditor." Please note that after-hours mail will be delivered to our office on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday.

Legal Service Options:

  • Drop box (will be checked daily)
  • Mail
  • Call 360.786.5405 to schedule a time and place to meet.