Welcome to WA Tabs and Titles

Welcome to WA Tabs and TitlesWelcome to WA Tabs and TitlesWelcome to WA Tabs and Titles

About Us

Castle Rock Auto Licensing, Inc. and Shelton Tabs & Titles are local, privately owned and operated businesses. We have been appointed by the Washington State Department of Licensing and contracted with the local County Auditor to perform vehicle and vessel and registration services. WA Tabs & Titles serves Washington residents, financial institutions, Washington dealers, and out-of-state dealers. Think of us as your local, friendly, and helpful Washington State DMV office.

With two convenient locations to serve, one office in Shelton WA and another in Castle Rock WA, we are here to help you hit the road! If you just bought a car, just moved to Washington, lost your registration, want specialty plates, or renovated your bus to an RV - whatever your licensing needs, we are here to help simplify the process for you!

Services Available:  Titles, License plates, registration, permits (3-day-trip, special fuel, 60-day), farm registration, tonnage, fleet maintenance and renewal, disabled parking, assistance with buying and selling a vehicle, replacing a lost or stolen tab or registration, specialty license plates, adding or removing a lienholder from your title, and much more!  Quick Title Service (same-day title) is available at both of our locations, some restrictions apply, contact us for more information.

We provide the same licensing services as your local County Auditor, without additional fees! That's right, you pay the same fees, regardless of where you go to process the transaction.

Need help licensing your car, truck, boat, trailer, RV, ATV, or snowmobile? Contact us today and we promise to help you hit the road! 


Washington State "Stay Home, Stay Healthy"

Governor Inslee ordered Washington residents to Stay Home and Say Healthy. At Castle Rock Auto Licensing and Shelton Tabs & Titles, we are doing our best to continue to provide vehicle licensing services to Washington residents while maintaining social distancing as well as a clean and healthy environment for our valued team and customers. We have modified our hours of operation at both locations and how we continue to provide services.


Modified Hours

Castle Rock Auto Licensing is currently operating under a modified schedule. We are open Wednesday through Friday from 9:00am to 5:00pm and Saturday from 9:00am to 1:00pm. 

Shelton Tabs & Title is also currently operating under a modified schedule. We are open Tuesday, Thursday from 9:00am to 6:00pm and Saturday from 9:00am to 3:00pm.  

Our days and hours of operation are subject to change. We appreciate your understanding.

During the days we are open to the public, staff will follow guidelines on social distancing and sanitizing. 

We will get through this together, while staying at least six feet apart.


services available


Buying a Vehicle

Selling a Vehicle

Selling a Vehicle

Buy a car, trailer or boat from a private party or dealer?  Title transfers can be complicated.  We offer personalized service to make the process as simple as possible. As a buyer, you'll want to look out for curbstoning. We are here to help you hit the road!


Selling a Vehicle

Selling a Vehicle

Selling a Vehicle

Provide the buyer with everything they need to transfer ownership in a timely manner and reduce the risk of any potential future liabilities. File a Report of Sale and keep your plates - plates now follow the owner and not the vehicle.


Renew your tabs

Selling a Vehicle

Dealership Services

You may renew your registration online or in person at one of our two locations.  We will mail you the registration within 24 hours when you renew online and have it mailed from our office.


Dealership Services

New Washington Residents

Dealership Services

We are here to get your customer ready to hit the road when they purchase a vehicle or boat from your dealership.  We offer quote services, speedy responses, helpful and friendly customer support, and delivery service, so you can keep focused what you do best.


Specialty Plates

New Washington Residents

New Washington Residents

Purchase specialty plates, personalized plates, military plates, disabled parking plates, or collector plates.


New Washington Residents

New Washington Residents

New Washington Residents

Moving to Washington State and need plates?  This process can vary depending on whether you hold your title, or if your title is being held by a financial institution, or if your vehicle is being leased.  We are here to make it simple, so you can focus on getting settled into your new home - welcome to Washington!

additional services available

Notarial Act, by appointment - $10.00 per seal

Copies - $0.15 per page (black and white)

Copies - $0.25 per page (color)

Fax Service - $1.00 per page

Contact Us

Better yet, see us in person!

We love our customers, so feel free to visit during normal business hours.

Shelton Tabs & Titles

2505 Olympic Hwy N. Ste 130, Shelton Washington 98584

P: (360) 462-0808 F: (360) 462-0544


Modified for Stay Home, Stay Healthy order

Tuesday 9:00am - 6:00pm

Thursday 9:00am - 6:00pm

Saturday 9:00am - 3:00pm

Drop us a line!


Castle Rock Auto Licensing

2 Cowlitz St W, Castle Rock, Washington 98611

Mailing: PO Box 1770 Castle Rock WA 98611 P: (360) 274-2222 F: (360) 274-9999


Modified for Stay Home, Stay Healthy order

Wednesday 9:00am - 5:00pm

Thursday 9:00am - 5:00pm

Friday 9:00am - 5:00pm

Saturday 9:00am - 1:00pm

Drop us a line!