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Thurston County, Washington

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Licensing Services

Our professional licensing team assists Thurston County residents with vehicle, boat, marriage, and other licenses. Our knowledgeable and friendly staff will provide you accurate and timely information to meet all your licensing needs. We also oversee eight businesses in Thurston County that provide vehicle and vessel licensing services as subagents.

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Passport Services are now offered without an appointment during regular business hours at the Thurston County Auditor’s Office.

May 22, 2023

​For the third year, we're seeing the benefit of equalizing vehicle licensing fees on several small businesses that partner with us.

March 12, 2020

It's been over eight months since we started offering passport services at the Thurston County Auditor's Office. This seems like a good time to take stock and see how this new service is coming along.

We're seeing more and more people come into our office every month to fill out and drop off their passport application packets. We've been averaging over 150 applications each month, but in April we almost hit 250 applications. A new record!

July 22, 2019

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Auditor Location

3000 Pacific Ave SE
Olympia, WA 98501
Monday–Tuesday: 8:00 am–4:30 pm
Wednesday: 8:00 am–4:30 pm Open at 9 a.m. first Wednesday of the month
Thursday–Friday: 8:00 am–4:30 pm

Mailing Address

Thurston County Auditor's Office
3000 Pacific Avenue SE, Ste. 130
Olympia, WA 98501