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Abstract Driver Records (ADR) requests

Things to know:

  • Washington RCW 46.52.130 governs who can receive ADRs.
  • Fees and how ADRs are requested will depend on volume.
  • Not all requests will be processed: We're updating our computer systems. During the update, we're limited in our ability to setup new recurring data customers. We need to consider all requests for data on a case–by–case basis. We'll let you know if we can't approve your request and when you should apply again. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.
  • Contracts – A contract is required for requesting personal information.
  • Audits – You may be subject to data security and compliance (permissible use) audits. You are responsible for audit costs.
  • Fees – Applies to all requests and will vary by type.

Requesting more than 2,000 ADRs a month

Complete the Abstract of Driver Records (ADR) Options application. There are 2 types of services:

  • ADR Web Service - for requesting bulk ADRs without monitoring
  • Monitoring program - for insurance policyholder and employee ADRs only. Any changes to an ADR are included with the updated record. This includes new violations, accidents, or DOL actions added to the ADR during the month.

Depending on your business type, you can receive:

  • 3-year insurance ADRs
  • Employment / Prospective employment ADRs
  • Transit authority ADRs
  • Volunteer organization ADRs

Service fees

  • One–time file setup fee: $767.84 for data file creation for both ADR and monitoring
  • ADR fee: $13.00 for each ADR
  • Monitoring fee: $0.06 per record per month or as adjusted

Requesting less than 2,000 ADRs a month

You can use any of the following approved contractors to act as an agent of insurance providers and employers:

  • Data Link
  • Checkr
  • Embark Safety
  • LexisNexis
  • Explore Information Services
  • HireRight
  • Insurance Information Exchange (IIX)
  • Safety Holdings
  • Softech

Requesting less than 400 ADRs a month

If you do not use one of the above approved contractors, you can use the following options:

Related information

Questions? Need help?

Department of Licensing
Attn: Public Records Officer
PO Box 2957
Olympia, WA 98507–2957
Email: PublicRecords@dol.wa.gov

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