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Many King County facilities are closed to the public, and many services are being offered remotely. Learn more about changes and cancellations.  
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Effective Immediately:

In an abundance of caution due to the COVID 19 virus concerns, our in-person hours of operation at the King County Courthouse Civil Unit, Records Unit, and Sheriff’s Office Administration (W-116) lobby hours are 10:00am – 2:00pm (1000 - 1400 hours) until further notice. 

We are unable to provide fingerprinting services at this time. 
We are unable to process NEW concealed Pistol License applications at this time. 
We will continue to process CPL Renewal and Replacement applications.

The real property auctions have been postponed until further notice due to the COVID-19 gathering bans. This includes today's auction (3/20/2020) at the King County Administration building.

Effective March 18, 2020, the King County Sheriff’s Office generally will not be enforcing eviction orders in King County.
Any eviction orders received by the KCSO will be reviewed to determine if the order is based on waste, nuisance or commission of a crime. Such cases will be reviewed on an individual basis, to determine whether to proceed with the eviction.
For a copy of the Governor’s Order relating to evictions, click here


Please click here for an important message about not coming to the King County Courthouse in person to make your public disclosure request.