New law raises plate fees starting July 1, 2022
Any driver training school employee who:
Schedule and submit your fingerprint based background check:
We’ll process your application and wait for the results from the Washington State Patrol for state and national background checks. This can take up to 6 weeks.
In order to maintain your certification you must pay a $12 fee each year so that DOL may process a background check for you. You will receive a notification providing information on how to pay this fee when it is due.
You must renew your staff certification every 5 years.
Your military experience or training might help you meet licensing requirements. You may also be able to get a temporary license if you're moving here with a current license from another state. For more information visit military assistance.
If you're a U.S. veteran, you may be eligible for partial reimbursement of your fees. For more information, visit.