Wash. Admin. Code § 308-56A-040 - Name and address - Change of address
The owner must provide to the department:
This section does not relieve the registered owner of the responsibility to notify the department of an address change.
Yes. Registered owners must meet one of the exceptions in WAC 308-56A-030(4) and complete and sign a form developed by the department indicating which exception they meet.
Yes. USPS address standards must be used on all vehicle records, registrations, and certificates of ownership.
The registered owner is required to complete and sign a declaration under penalty of perjury if the department receives notice that there may be an error in the address information provided for the vehicle record. These records will be flagged to require the declaration be submitted before any transactions can be processed on that record.
A person providing false address information is guilty of a gross misdemeanor punishable by a fine of five hundred twenty-nine dollars.
Statutory Authority: RCW 46.01.110. 09-24-038, § 308-56A-040, filed 11/24/09, effective 12/25/09. Statutory Authority: RCW 46.16.010. 05-23-135, § 308-56A-040, filed 11/22/05, effective 1/3/06. Statutory Authority: RCW 46.01.110. 04-07-168, § 308-56A-040, filed 3/23/04, effective 4/23/04; 03-05-081, § 308-56A-040, filed 2/19/03, effective 3/22/03; 99-01-014, § 308-56A-040, filed 12/7/98, effective 1/7/99; 92-15-024, § 308-56A-040, filed 7/6/92, effective 8/6/92; Order MV 208, § 308-56A-040, filed 7/31/74.
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