Vehicle and vessel licensing subagent offices, including the Licensing Division at the Whatcom County Auditor’s Office, will be closed Friday, August 31 through Monday, September 3. All licensing offices will resume regular business hours on Tuesday, September 4. The Washington State Department of Licensing (DOL) will be upgrading the licensing system over the course of the four days. Vehicle and vessel licensing subagent offices that will be closed are: •Licensing Division at the Whatcom County Auditor’s Office •Bellingham Auto Licensing •Valley Drug Licensing •Lynden Food Pavilion •Blaine Cost Cutter •Northwest Licensing •Auto Licensing of FerndaleCustomers should also be aware that online service transactions will be closed starting at 8:30 pm on Wednesday, August 29, and will remain closed until Tuesday, September 4.Customers are encouraged to plan accordingly and take care of any transactions well before the closure dates. Online services may experience intermittent outages in the weeks prior to and during the system transition.The Washington State Department of Licensing apologizes for the inconvenience this may cause customers.