Subagent Assignment Info
Subagents are privately-owned businesses that are appointed by the state Department of Licensing (DOL) director to perform vehicle and vessel title and licensing services. Once the DOL director has appointed a subagent, then the county may contract with the subagent to perform title and licensing services.
King County contracts with subagents that provide 21 licensing locations throughout the region. Justification for a new subagent location is based on area and transactional statistics which is reviewed and approved by DOL.
Current Request for Proposals/Applications
RFP/A Title: Vehicle / Vessel Licensing Subagent - Bothell - N. Central King County
RFP/A Number: SR-0000202853
ADVERTISED DATE: Thursday, August 24, 2023
DUE DATE: September 25, 2023 no later than 2:00 p.m.
Please contact the Contract Specialist for more information on this solicitation:
Washington State Department of Licensing provides Equal Opportunity when appointing subagents. We encourage all qualified persons to apply, including member of protected groups under applicable state and federal law.
For more information regarding the subagent selection process, please contact our Subagent Liaison at firstname.lastname@example.org
Frequently Asked Questions
At this time, the Department of Licensing (DOL) appointment and King County Subagent contract are awarded to the individuals, as a group, who are listed on the Vehicle/Vessel Licensing Subagent Application. The business name is identified on the contract as a ‘dba’ but the appointment and contract are with the individuals on the application.
RFP/A Section 1.13 – A.3, states in part: Attachment A - Vehicle/Vessel Licensing Subagent Application: This application must be completed and signed by all applicants. All individuals listed on this application are seeking to be awarded this contract and the Sub-Agent appointment from the Department of Licensing (DOL).
At this time, it is not a requirement that the applicant(s) / proposer(s), nor any appointed subagent’s employees, be a United States citizen(s).
Applicant(s) / Proposer(s) must be able to legally enter a business contract with King County.
Applicant(s) / Proposer(s) awarded the appointment and contract must adhere to local, state, and federal employment laws.
A simplified list of the King County RFP process is as follows:
- Issue and advertise RFP (advertisement is for a minimum of 30 days)
- King County and DOL Evaluate proposals
- Award Department of Licensing appointment and King County Contract
- Administer Contract