Snohomish County Sheriff's Office

Fees for Service of Process

per Snohomish County Code 2.10.035
Effective January 1, 2005, updated August 18, 2016
ESTIMATED ADVANCE FEES ARE REQUIRED PRIOR TO SERVICE ATTEMPT.  IF THE FEES ARE ACTUALLY LESS, A REFUND CHECK WILL BE ISSUED.  IF THE FEES ARE ACTUALLY MORE, A BILL WILL BE SENT FOR ADDITIONAL FEES.

NOTE:  Mileage is $0.50 per mile round trip from the courthouse, with a $10.00 minimum charge.  When serving more than one process in the same cause, or on the same person NOT REQUIRING MORE THAN ONE JOURNEY from the courthouse, mileage will be charged only for the most distant service. Round trip mileage more than 75 miles double the advance fees.

Copies are $2.00 for the first page and $1.00 for each additional page.

  1. CONCEALED PISTOL LICENSE FEES (non-refundable)

    Fees as of 
     July 1, 2019

    RCW 9.41.070 (5) [Five year license]




    Original

    $          49.25

    Disbursed as follows:


    To State General Fund $15.00


    To Law Enforcement Agency $18.00


    FBI Criminal History Check $12.00


    To State Firearms Range Account $3.00


    Renewal (up to 90 days before expiration)

     $          32.00

    Disbursed as follows:


    To State General Fund $15.00


    To Law Enforcement Agency $14.00


    To State Firearms Range Account $3.00


    Late Renewal (up to 90 days after expiration)

     $          42.00

    Disbursed as follows:


    To State General Fund $15.00


    To Law Enforcement Agency $14.00


    To State Firearms Range Account $3.00


       Late Fee $10.00 


    ($7 to Law Enforcement Agency, $3 to State Wildlife Account)


    Replacement License

     $          10.00

    Disbursed as follows: to Law Enforcement Agency $10.00




    ALIENS FIREARMS LICENSE  


    For non-immigrants temporarily residing in WA state


    When fingerprints submitted electronically

     $             84.25

    When fingerprints submitted via mail

     $           121.25



    FIREARMS DEALER’S LICENSE  


    Fingerprint fee

     $          17.00

    State license fee

     $        125.00



    FIREARMS DEALER EMPLOYEES  


    State background check fee (when submitted electronically)

     $          21.00

    State background check fee (when submitted by mail)

     $          58.00



    CRIMINAL HISTORY


    Local Background Checks

    (for clearance letters & other non-criminal justice purposes)

     $          27.00

    Fingerprinting (for two cards)

     $          17.00

    Additional fingerprinting cards (each)

     $             5.00



    BUSINESS LICENSES


    (Pawn Shops, 2nd Hand Dealers, Bath House Employees, etc.)


    State background check fee (when submitted electronically)

     $          21.00

    State background check fee (when submitted by mail)

     $          58.00



    NOTARY

     $          10.00



    COPIES OF DOCUMENTS/REPORTS


    Paper copies

    15 cents per page

    Scanned copies

    10 cents per page

    Records uploaded to email, cloud-based storage,     CD/DVD or flash drive 

    5 cents per every 4 electronic files

    Records transmitted in electronic format

    10 cents per gigabyte (GB)

    Digital storage media device (CD/DVD, flash drive) 

     Actual cost

    Sleeve

    Actual cost

       Postage 
    Actual cost
       Customized Service Charge
    When the request would require the use of IT expertise to prepare data compilations or when such customized access services are not used by the agency for other business purposes. The agency may charge the actual cost. The agency must notify the requestor that it will be doing a customized service and can require a 10 percent deposit.


    ATTACHMENT (PERSONAL PROPERTY)


    LEVY (per hour)

     $        102.00

    RETURN

     $          23.00

    SERVICE (each)

     $          77.00

    Plus mileage and copies


    ADVANCE FEE ESTIMATE*

     $        250.00



    ATTACHMENT (REAL PROPERTY)


    LEVY (per hour)

     $          91.00

    RETURN

     $          23.00

    FILING

     $          23.00

    Plus Auditor fee and service if required, including mileage and copies


    ADVANCE FEE ESTIMATE*

     $        250.00



    DEED


    PREPARE DEED

     $          69.00

    NOTARY FEE

     $          10.00

    ADVANCE ESTIMATE*

     $          79.00



    EXECUTING COURT ORDERS

     $          73.00

    Plus return fee

     $          23.00



    EXECUTION (PERSONAL PROPERTY)


    LEVY (per hour)

     $        102.00

    SERVICE (each)

     $          77.00

    POST NOTICES (3)

     $          60.00

    CONDUCT SALE (per hour)

     $        202.00

    BILL OF SALE (each)

     $          46.00

    RETURN

     $          23.00

    Plus mileage, postage and copies


    ADVANCE FEE ESTIMATE*

     $        700.00



    EXECUTION-ORDER OF SALE (REAL PROPERTY)


    LEVY (per hour)

     $          91.00

    RETURN

     $          23.00

    FILING

     $          23.00

    POST NOTICES (2)

     $          40.00

    CONDUCT SALE (per hour)

     $          91.00

    SERVICE (each)

     $          77.00

    CERTIFICATE OF SALE (each)

     $          46.00

    Plus mileage, copies, Auditor fee, postage and Publisher fee.


    ADVANCE FEEESTIMATE*

     $    1,000.00

    If additional publication required for 6 week Judgment Debtor Notification

     $    1,500.00



    GARNISHMENT, UNLAWFUL HARASSMENT, RESTRAINING ORDERS, ORDERS TO SHOW CAUSE, ETC.


    SERVICE

     $          77.00

    RETURN

     $          23.00

    Plus mileage


    ADVANCE FEE ESTIMATE*

     $        120.00

       SERVICE ON INMATE IN JAIL

     $        100.00



    HABEAS CORPUS, ORDER TO ASSIST


    SERVICE

     $          77.00

    EXECUTING OF (per hour)

     $        102.00

    RETURN

     $          23.00

    EXECUTING WARRANT

     $        104.00

    Plus mileage, copies, etc.


    ADVANCE FEE ESTIMATE*

     $        350.00



    MAILING (Per RCW 36.18.040)

     Actual cost



    MILEAGE (per www.IRS.gov)

    current rate

      (Per RCW 36.18, a $10.00 minimum fee will be charged)




    NOTARY

     $          10.00



    OUT OF STATE PROCESS


    ADVANCE FEE ESTIMATE*

     $        200.00



    REDEMPTION


    SERVICE

     $          77.00

    CERTIFICATE

     $          46.00

    RETURN

     $          23.00

    ADVANCE FEE

     $        146.00



    REPLEVIN


    EXECUTING ORDER (per hour)

     $        102.00

    SERVICE OF BOND AND ORDER

     $          77.00

    RETURN

     $          23.00

    Plus mileage and copies


    ADVANCE FEE ESTIMATE*

     $        250.00



    RESTITUTION, WRIT OF


    SERVICE / POSTING (with aid)

     $        102.00

    PHYSICAL EVICTION - 1st hour

     $        102.00

    RETURN

     $          23.00

    Plus minimum mileage $30

     $          30.00

    ADVANCE FEE

     $        257.00

    Billed for any additional mileage and copies.


    Billed for each additional hour of physical eviction.

     $        102.00



    SUBPOENA


    SERVICE

     $          77.00

    RETURN

     $          23.00

    Plus mileage


    ADVANCE FEE ESTIMATE*

     $        120.00

       SERVICE ON INMATE IN JAIL

     $        100.00



    SUMMONS, COMPLAINT, PETITION, NOTICE


    SERVICE  (One defendant)

     $          50.00

    RETURN  (Each defendant)

     $          23.00

    SERVICE (on two or more defendants at the same residence)

     $          60.00

    Plus mileage


    ADVANCE FEE ESTIMATE*

     $        100.00

       SERVICE ON INMATE IN JAIL

     $          73.00



    WARRANTS OF ARREST


    EXECUTING OF

     $        104.00

    RETURN

     $          23.00

    Plus mileage


    ADVANCE FEE ESTIMATE*

     $        150.00