State law (RCW 18.180.010) requires that any person who serves legal process for a fee in Washington state register with the county auditor.
A person who serves legal process for a fee in Washington state must be:
A person can register with the Snohomish County Auditor's Office by completing the process server registration form (PDF) and paying a $10 registration fee.
Completed forms can be submitted as follows:
Submit completed registration form in person at the Snohomish County Auditor's Office, Recording Division, 1st floor of the Robert J. Drewel Building. In person customers can make payment for the registration fee with cash, check, money order, cashier's check, Visa or Mastercard.
Submit completed form with the registration fee to:
Snohomish County Auditor's Office
3000 Rockefeller Ave, M/S 204
Everett, WA 98201
The registration fee can be paid with check, money order or cashier's check payable to Snohomish County Auditor.
The following people are not required to register as a process server: