How to renew your license: Driver training school

Due to facility issues, this licensing program has limited operations. There may be delays in responding to requests. We apologize for the inconvenience. We’re working toward resuming all business operations as soon as possible.

When to renew

You renew your license every year. Your renewal must be received on or before the expiration date.

How to renew

For the main school location…

  1. Mail the Driver Training School License Application.
  2. Complete a staff application for each non-instructor staff and owner.
  3. Application fee (non-refundable) – Check/money order payable to Department of Licensing. Include:
    • Copy of lease for school premises.
    • Proof of insurance for school premises at a commercial location.
    • Proof of insurance for vehicle(s).
    • Copy of all vehicle registrations.
    • List of all employed school instructors.
    • List of all employed school non-instructor employees.
  4. Mail documents and fees to:
    DOL BPD
    Driver Training Schools
    PO Box 3907
    Seattle, WA 98124-3907

For a branch location…

  1. Driver Training School Branch License Application.
  2. Application fee (non-refundable) – Check/money order payable to Department of Licensing. Include:
    • Copy of lease for school premises at a commercial location.
    • Proof of insurance for school premises.
    • Proof of insurance for vehicle(s).
  3. Mail documents and fees to:
    DOL BPD
    Driver Training Schools
    PO Box 3907
    Seattle, WA 98124-3907

It takes at least 3 weeks to process your applications.

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