UPDATE

Limited in-person driver licensing appointments available. Learn more.
Licensing offices to close for furlough days in July. See a list of dates.
Extensions granted for some expiring driver licenses and instruction permits.

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How to renew your license: Tattoo, body piercing, body art, and permanent cosmetic artists

We have a new online service for managing professional and business licenses. These videos and guides can help you set up your account access. For help using the new service, please contact DOLElicensingsupport@dol.wa.gov or 360.664.0200, option 7.

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.

Things to know

  • License expires every year
  • You can renew 120 days before your license expires
  • There will be a late fee if you don't renew before it expires
  • If your license has been expired for more than 1 year, it's canceled and you must reapply.
  • We consider you unlicensed if your license expires or gets canceled. You can receive a fine for engaging in unlicensed activity.

Before you renew

  • Be ready to answer legal background questions and provide documents if needed.

What you'll need

  • Your license number
  • Expiration date of your blood-borne pathogens certificate
  • Visa, MasterCard, or American Express credit or debit card to pay renewal fee
  • If needed, documents for legal background questions, ready to upload.
  • If needed, update your contact information online before you renew
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After you renew

  • If you renewed online: Within 14 business days.
  • If you renewed by mail: Within 45 days.

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