Important information

  • Vehicle and vessel licensing offices can’t perform transactions on Saturday, December 10.
  • Vehicle and vessel online services won’t be available December 7-12 while we update our system.
  • On December 12, 2016, we’ll begin using a new vehicle and vessel computer system.
  • In the days following the launch of our new system, you may experience longer than usual wait times.

Learn more: DOL vehicle licensing system will be down on December 10 for system replacement (licensingexpress.wordpress.com).

With License eXpress (LX) you can securely:

  • Manage your Driver’s license, ID, and vehicle tabs
  • Complete business transactions for your firm, shop, or agency
  • Use it for your vehicle business

There’s nothing to download — just Join now!

License eXpress for individuals

With LX for individuals you can renew or replace your:

  • Tabs and decals for your vehicles, boats and trailers
  • Driver license or Enhanced driver license
  • ID card or Enhanced ID card

Stay up–to–date by knowing when:

  • Your tab or decal renewal is due
  • Your driver license or ID card expires

How is it different?

  • License eXpress pre–fills your personal information – this saves you time when you renew or use other services within LX.
  • Quickly create a list of all the vehicles you own and see at a glance when they're due for renewal.
  • If you sell a vehicle, you can report it sold and see when the new owner transfers the title into their name. (Just leave the vehicle in your list until you're no longer shown as the registered owner.)
  • You can look up your license plate or VIN anytime by logging in to your LX account.
  • Easily see all the addresses we have on file and update them when you need to.
  • You get a customized list of what you need to renew and when.

More features we offer in LX

  • Purchase your drive record.
  • Replace your driver license or ID card, if you’ve lost or misplaced it.
  • Sign up, update, or remove your email renewal reminders we send you for your vehicle or boat.

Are you getting your first Washington license?

Use our online Pre–apply service to start the process. Fill out some basic information, then come into an office to complete the process.

License eXpress for business

With LX for Business you can securely conduct business with DOL. Log in or join now to:

  • Get e–permits: Issue, revoke, reprint and extend dealer permits electronically (dealers)
  • Report abandoned vehicles your business has towed and affidavits of sale (tow truck operators)
  • Report vehicles in your wrecking yard's inventory (wreckers)
  • Report vehicles received and demolished (Vehicle scrap processors)
  • Declare vehicles a total loss (Insurance company)
  • Look up a plate or vessel (formerly IVIPS)
  • Manage your driver training school
  • Manage your vehicle fleet
  • Renew your business license (real estate firms and branches)

It’s safe and secure!

We understand how important it is to protect your information.

Like all our other online services, LX is safe and secure.

Questions? Need help?

CustomerCare@dol.wa.gov

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