Quick Titles

What is a Quick Title?

A Quick Title is a certificate of ownership for your vehicle or boat that you can get immediately at an eligible office or by mail. It’s much faster than a standard title, which can take several weeks to arrive in the mail.

What does it cost?

The Quick Title fee is $81. This is in addition to all other fees and taxes due at the time of the transaction. For a complete list of vehicle licensing fees, see Fees.

Are they available for all vehicles or boats?

No, Quick Titles aren’t available for:

  • Snowmobiles.
  • Vehicles or boats reported as stolen.
  • Insurance or wrecker destroyed vehicles and boats.
  • Vehicles with a ”WA rebuilt“ brand on the title.

Quick Titles are printed at the time of the transaction and are available,

  • In-person at Alpine Licensing.
  • By mail
  • For Vehicles and Vessels

General Guidelines and Restrictions

  • All Documents must be in compliance with Washington laws, rules , policies, and procedures.
  • Quick titles must be accompanied with the appropriate documents and fees, including the $50 quick title fee.
  • There is no limit to how many Quick Titles can be obtained per day.
  • We CANNOT approve a Quick Title over the phone.
  • Quick Titles for a name change CANNOT be processed with a Power of Attorney unless it is specified in the Power of Attorney.
  • Quick Titles CANNOT be issued to a Wrecker or Insurance Destroyed vehicle when the Quick Title is the first title to be issued.
  • Quick Titles CANNOT be issued to a vehicle requiring a WA Rebuilt Flag.
  • We CANNOT override fees or inventory.
  • Refunds are not issued for Quick Title transactions.

Quick Titles are processed on a case-by-case basis. The above information is a general overview. If you feel you need a Quick Title or just want your Title in-hand the day of your transfer please don’t hesitate to come in so we can examine your paperwork. Unfortunately we are unable to approve a Quick Title over the phone but please don’t hesitate to call if you have any questions.