Replace a lost ID card

If your ID card is lost or stolen, you may get a replacement:

You may replace your ID card if:

  • We have your current address on file.
  • and
  • Your card hasn’t expired.

If your ID card will expire within 90 days, you should renew it instead of replacing it.

Replacing your ID card online

You may replace your ID card online if you haven’t replaced or renewed your card online in the past 12 months.

  • Pay the fee.
  • The online printed receipt won’t have your photo and isn’t valid identification.
  • Your new card:
    • Will be mailed within 7–10 days. If you don’t get it within 45 days, contact us at drivers@dol.wa.gov.
    • Will show the last photo we took in an office.

Replacing your ID card at an office

You may get a replacement ID card at any driver licensing office.

  • Bring along:
  • Your new card:
    • Will be mailed within 7–10 days. If you don’t get it within 45 days, contact us at drivers@dol.wa.gov.
    • Will have a new photo.

Using a self-service station

Some of our offices have self-service stations you may use to replace your ID card. Because our self-service stations are the same as renewing online:

  • You may replace your ID card if:
    • We have your current address on file.
    • and
    • Your card hasn’t expired.
    (If it will expire within 90 days, then you should renew it instead of replacing it.)
  • Pay the fee.
  • The self-service station’s printed receipt won’t have your photo and isn’t valid identification.
  • Your new card:
    • Will be mailed within 7–10 days. If you don’t get it within 45 days, contact us at drivers@dol.wa.gov.
    • Will show the last photo we took in an office.
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