The Island County Auditor is an elected position, with the term of office lasting four years. The mission of the Auditor's Office is to perform the people's business with the highest level of integrity, accuracy, and professionalism.
Duties performed in the Auditor's Office include:
- Accounting: Payroll - Accounts Payable - Financial Reporting
- Elections: Election Administration - Voter Registration and Maintenance
- Licensing: Vehicle Licensing - Vessel Licensing
- Marriage Licenses: Marriage License administration
- Recording: Recording Official Documents - Historical Documents
- Email Recording Documents
- Phone: 360-240-5549
Did You Know You Can
Veterans can record their DD214 Form directly with us and receive copies directly from us at no charge.
Veterans of the U.S. armed services are entitled to have their DD214 Form, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty, recorded by Island County (or any county in Washington State) at no charge. There are private commercial services that offer to process a DD214 recording, but at a cost to the veteran. These services are not sanctioned or endorsed by Island County or the federal Department of Veterans Affairs.
To record your DD214 for free with Island County, contact one of our deputy recorders at 360-679-7368, or visit our office at the Island County Recording Office, 1 NE 7th Street, Room 105, Coupeville. The recording process and certified copies of the recorded document are free to veterans.
Recommendation by the U.S. Postal Service
Voters are encouraged to return ballots early. The USPS recommends voters return their ballots via mail a week before Election Day. Voters mailing within less than a week of Election Day should note mailbox collection times, or use an official ballot drop box.
Change of Mailing Address
The mailing address for the Accounting, Recording and Licensing Divisions changed to 1 NE 7th St., Ste. 103, Coupeville, WA 98239. Mailing address for the Elections Division remains at P.O. Box 1410, Coupeville, WA 98239.
Office is Open, With Precautions
The Island County Auditor's Office in Coupeville is open to the public with safety and health precautions in effect. Masks are no longer required but are recommended. Our DOL subagents are also open to the public. We practice limited entry and six-foot distancing for the safety of staff and customers. These practices are being observed at the Camano Administration Building as well.
We encourage vessel and vehicle owners to consider renewing licenses and tabs electronically - refer to "Renewing Your Tabs Online" at DOL.
The Auditor's Elections Office, 400 N Main Street, Coupeville, has limited entry. We encourage masking due to the capacity and number of workers during an election.
Island County Auditor