Used Vehicles and Sellers Report of Sale

Used vehicles with a Washington State title


You are required to transfer the title within 15 days of purchase or you will be charged a penalty of up to $100.00.

The following documentation is required:

  • Washington State title or affidavit in lieu of title with proper signatures
  • Notarized signatures of every registered name to be shown on the new title
  • Documentation of purchase price
  • Federal Odometer Statement if the vehicle is 9 years of or newer
  • Name and address of lien holder

No emission test is required in Okanogan County
Used vehicles with out of state plates and documentation

The following documentation is required:

  • Title with proper signatures
  • Notarized signatures of every registered name to be shown on the new title
  • Documentation of purchase price
  • Federal Odometer Statement if the vehicle is 9 years old or newer
  • Scale weight slip, if weight is not shown on the title, for all titled vehicles and trailers
  • Washington State Patrol Inspection (See VIN Inspections)

No emission test is required in Okanogan County

Seller's Report of Sale

A Seller's Report of Sale is required to be reported within 5 days of the sale.

If the buyer has already transferred the ownership prior to the report of sale, it will not be processed, as a change of ownership is already complete.

There is a $3.75 fee to file at a license office.

Upon reporting a sale, the seller shall be relieved of personal liability of abandoned/junk vehicle towing and storage charges along with any possible civil or criminal liability.

Seller's Report of Sale can also be done on line at www.dol.wa.gov.

Seller's reports are no longer mailed to Olympia.