Driver license examples

You may use the images on this page as an aid for validating Washington state driver licenses and ID cards. You may not alter or use any of these images for other purposes. These images are the property of the Washington State Department of Licensing.

Type of license New design
(Issued since July 2010)
Old design
(Valid until expiration)
Driver license for minors
(Younger than 21)
Teen driver license design after July 2010
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Teen driver license design before July 2010
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Driver license for adults
(21 years and older)
Adult driver license design after July 2010
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Adult driver license design before July 2010
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Commercial driver license (CDL) Commercial driver license design after July 2010
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Commercial driver license design before July 2010
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Enhanced driver license (EDL) Enhanced driver license design
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Not applicable.
The EDL design hasn’t changed since we began issuing them.
Enhanced driver license for minors
(Younger than 21)
Teen enhanced driver license design
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Not applicable.
The EDL design hasn’t changed since we began issuing them.
Temporary driver license
(Printed on paper. Same design as permanent license.)
Temporary driver license design after July 2010
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Not applicable.
Temporary driver licenses issued with the old design (before July 2010) have expired.

See also:

Washington Healthcare Finder
Access Washington – official state government website