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How to renew your license: Driver training school staff certificate

We have a new online service for managing school, instructor and staff licenses and certificates. For help using the new service, please contact the Driver Training School program.

We expect a processing delay for mailed applications and renewals. Renew or apply online for faster processing of your license. Thank you for your patience and we apologize for any inconvenience.

When to renew

Your staff certificate is valid for 5 years. We'll remind you 120 days before your certificate expires.

What you'll need

A SecureAccess Washington (SAW) account to apply online.

Before you renew

Schedule and submit your fingerprint based background check:

  • Go to www.identogo.com to schedule an appointment through MorphoTrust, our electronic fingerprinting vendor.
  • You'll pay IdentoGO for taking your fingerprints and for the background checks required for your license type.

For more details, see Fingerprinting and background checks.

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You'll receive notification when your application is approved.

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