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Frequently Asked County Addressing Questions:

  • My bank wants a letter of address verification. How do I get one?

    Submit a Address Verification Request online:

    Address Verification Request

    Or Contact the Address Coordinator by phone (360-416-1141) or email, and after your address is verified, you will receive a letter by postal delivery or email.

  • Why is an address sign important?

    There are 3 primary parts to emergency response system: getting the call information, finding the target, and treating the situation. Therefore, that little sign is 1/3 of the entire emergency response system. If they cannot find you they cannot help you.

  • Where do I get a blue sign?

    Contact the Address Coordinator by phone or email, and after your county address is verified, you will receive a free blue address placard in the mail.

  • How do I apply for an address?

    Submit an address application online:

    Online address application

    You need to have an approved state access permit from WSDOT if your property accesses a state route.

  • What do I do if I am experiencing package delivery problems?

    For package delivery problems, we recommend that you copy/paste your property link from Skagit County iMap into customer comments when you order online. Delivery drivers typically use popular online search engines with old data on their tablets. Ask them to use Skagit County iMap instead, which is the most up-to-date address source for Skagit County addresses.

  • Why does my address show up incorrectly on the internet?

    Online search engines may use outdated address and road information in their commercial mapping systems. You may report problems to Google and submit address modification requests. In GoogleMaps click the pencil icon on the search results for your old address.

  • What's going to happen when we call 911?

    Skagit County addresses are added in the 911 database to notify emergency responders in the event of an emergency call. The main purpose for addressing in Skagit County is to provide efficient emergency response, because your safety is important to us. You can also call 911 and ask them to check their system to see if your address is in it correctly.

Resolutions establishing Skagit County's Addressing System