Location & Hours

The Bainbridge Island Licensing Desk is in the offices of the Chamber of Commerce, located one block west of the intersection of State Highway 305 and Winslow Way, between the Streamliner Diner and Johansson Clark Real Estate.

395 Winslow Way East
Bainbridge Island, WA 98110

Tel: 1-206-842-3700

Fax: 1-206-201-3185

Many vehicle/vessel registration renewals can be purchased online and picked up from the Chamber Offices between  9am and 5pm, Monday-Friday (as can fishing/hunting/crabbing licenses)

Hours of Operation for the Licensing Desk

Click here for current hours of operation for the Chamber Offices

Tuesday 9:00 am — 1:00 pm 1:30 pm — 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am — 1:00 pm 1:30 pm — 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am — 1:00 pm 1:30 pm — 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am — 1:00 pm 1:30 pm — 5:00 pm
Saturday, Sunday, Monday Closed

Please note that:

  1. The Licensing Desk is closed for lunch between 1:00pm and 1:30pm.
  2. On any given operating day there may be supply runs to Port Orchard, Training Sessions, or Scheduled Maintenance disrupting the scheduled hours.
  3. Pick up of online registration renewals and purchase of fishing/hunting/crabbing licenses are still available from Chamber staff even if the Licensing Desk is closed.


US Holidays when the Chamber Offices & Licensing Desk are closed include:

  • New Years Day
  • Martin Luther King, Jr.
  • Washington’s Birthday
  • Memorial Day
  • Juneteenth Independence Day
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • Indigenous Peoples’ Day
  • Veterans Day
  • Thanksgiving Day (Thursday & Friday)
  • From Christmas Day through New Year’s Eve


Want to double check the Licensing Desk is open?

Give us a call – the Chamber Front Desk is staffed Monday-Friday from 9 to 5 and available to be a real-time double-check for you.

If you do call us, please also know that questions about specific situations cannot be answered over the phone due to identification and privacy issues – so, for individualized assistance in almost all cases, we strongly recommend coming in and talking to our knowledgable Licensing Agent in person.

If you require more in-depth assistance over the phone, the Washington State licensing helpline is available at 1-360-902-3770

Please browse these pages for answers to simple questions, and come on in and ask us the complicated ones – we prioritize our operations to serve in-person customers during office hours.

No appointments are necessary.