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Washington Drivers Licenses

If you would like to explore the scenic roads and highways of Washington State, then you must take the proper steps to get drivers license credentials. The Department of Licensing facilitates the distribution of drivers licenses and ID cards, along with instructional driving permits. Once you have passed your driver tests, you can apply for a new license. Note that your license to drive will expire in six years, and it is your responsibility to renew drivers licenses, as well as to order drivers license replacements, whenever necessary. If you recently changed your name or relocated, update your driver license at the DOL. And, if you recently suffered a suspended driving license or revocation penalty, find out how to reinstate your driving credentials through the DOL online, or at a licensing office nearest you.

If you would like to explore the scenic roads and highways of Washington State, then you must take the proper steps to get drivers license credentials. The Department of Licensing facilitates the distribution of drivers licenses and ID cards, along with instructional driving permits. Once you have passed your driver tests, you can apply for a new license. Note that your license to drive will expire in six years, and it is your responsibility to renew drivers licenses, as well as to order drivers license replacements, whenever necessary. If you recently changed your name or relocated, update your driver license at the DOL. And, if you recently suffered a suspended driving license or revocation penalty, find out how to reinstate your driving credentials through the DOL online, or at a licensing office nearest you.



Change Name on a Washington Drivers License

If you recently changed your legal name, it is important to update all of your DOL records, beginning with your Washington drivers license.

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Drivers License Change of Address

If you recently moved to a new place of residence, you must update the address on your Washington drivers license with the Department of Licensing.

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Drivers Test in Washington

Before you can drive legally on Washington roads and highways, you must pass a number of specific drivers tests at the Department of Licensing.

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Getting a Learners Permit in Washington

If you are of age to learn how to drive in Washington, the first step is applying for a learning permit, which is facilitated by the Department of Licensing.

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How to Replace a Washington Drivers License

If your drivers license was recently lost, stolen or damaged in Washington, it is important to replace drivers licenses to avoid tickets and fines.

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Obtaining a New Drivers License in Washington

Obtaining a new drivers license in Washington State requires different documentation and tests, which are administered by the Department of Licensing.

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Reinstate a Suspended Drivers License in Washington

If you are facing a drivers license suspension or revocation in Washington, prepare for your reinstatement process through the Department of Licensing.

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Renewing Your Washington Drivers License

If your drivers license is set to expire in Washington, the steps to renew drivers licenses with the Department of Licensing are quick and simple to follow.

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Washington ID Cards

If you do not want to obtain a license to drive in the state of Washington, apply for an identification card or an EID as your main proof of identity.

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Washington Motorcycle Endorsements

If you are interested in riding a motorcycle in Washington, you must apply for a motorcycle license first. Find out more about the DOL requirements.

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