Register for Automated Notification

Registration is provided through the Statewide Automated Victim Information and Notification (SAVIN) system in partnership with the Washington Association of Sheriffs and Police Chiefs.

All automated notifications are provided using your choice of email, telephone message, or both.

Automated notifications are provided when an offender has:

  • transferred to a different prison
  • transferred to a work release facility
  • released to the community or other jurisdiction
  • escaped from custody
  • died during incarceration

Registration with SAVIN

Online registration

Go to (this will open in a new window) to begin.

  • NOTE: For Internet Explorer users: follow the instructions in the To use VINELink box on the left of the page.
  • enter the offender’s DOC number or;
  • enter the offender’s name
  • enter the offender’s date of birth and⁄or age (if known)
  • click the SEARCH button

Then, select the correct offender to continue and follow the prompts to enter your information.

Phone registration

Call (877) 846-3492.

  • search for the offender using the automated system
  • choose option to register for notification
  • select PIN number


If you choose notification by phone, please be sure to keep your PIN number in a secure location as we are not able to change your PIN or stop notification if your PIN number is lost or forgotten.


Contact Victim Services Staff by:

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