Stories tagged: department of licensing
UPDATED: Wed., May 10, 2017, 8:42 p.m.
Concealed pistol license holders to get expiration notices
Washington residents who have a concealed pistol license will get a renewal notice from the state before their license expires.
Tue., April 4, 2017, 6:24 p.m.
Concealed pistol license holders may get reminder about expiration
Washington residents who hold a concealed pistol license may soon get a reminder when that license is about to expire.
Thu., March 30, 2017, 8:39 p.m.
Senate votes to end Washington’s wholesale auto dealer license to avoid fraud
OLYMPIA – A special type of auto dealers license that state officials say can be used for illegal activity would be phased out by mid 2019 under a bill that …
Tue., Nov. 29, 2016, 4:37 p.m.
Computer switch could disrupt car-tab renewals in Washington
People who need to renew their car tabs this month may want to consider doing it early to avoid any headaches that may come with a switch to a new …
Wed., Aug. 10, 2016, 7:28 p.m.
New, longer Washington driver’s-license exam tackles pot, cellphones
It’s about to get tougher to earn a driver’s license in Washington state. Officials at the state licensing department this month are rolling out a longer written test – 40 …
Wed., June 29, 2016, 8:07 a.m.
Friday is deadline to renew Washington boat registrations
Friday is the deadline to renew registration decals for boats and other watercraft in Washington.
Thu., March 3, 2016, 5:49 p.m.
Hundreds of auto dealers find “home” in Wilbur
Wilbur is the business “home” of hundreds of wholesale auto dealers. That could change soon.
Tue., Jan. 14, 2014
Spokane bail business closed; owner accused of keeping collateral
A Spokane bail bondsman who put up the cash to get an alleged Ponzi schemer and a convicted sex offender out of jail had to shutter his business after clients …
Sun., Sept. 30, 2012
Driver, vehicle fee increases go into effect Monday
Lines were perhaps a bit longer than usual at the Department of Licensing on Saturday as many people tried to beat fee increases that go into effect Monday. The Washington …
Thu., Sept. 22, 2011
Small trailers not subject to new tax
State officials have incorrectly charged Spokane’s new $20 tab tax to the owners of small, utility-type trailers. The state Department of Licensing incorrectly included single-axle trailers weighing less than 2,000 …
Fri., July 15, 2011, 2:02 p.m.
Stricter state rules reducing licenses issued to undocumented applicants
SEATTLE (AP) — The state Department of Licensing says fewer out-of-state people who can’t provide a Social Security number have sought to obtain a driver’s license in Washington.
Thu., July 1, 2010, 2:54 p.m.
Elderly man drives car through Valley licensing office
An elderly man accidentally drove his car through the Department of Licensing’s Spokane Valley driver licensing office today, injuring at least one customer inside.