Apply for, update, or transfer your CDL

When you apply, upgrade, or transfer your CDL, visit a driver licensing office location, and if you haven't already, you'll need to:

Always verify the document we issue you is correct. If you have questions, please ask us.

  • At the time of transferring to WA, if you don't transfer the OOS CDL, you'll be required to meet all WA CDL requirements to get a CDL. See Steps to getting a CDL.
  • If you upgrade your CDL, make sure you've taken all required knowledge tests before we issue your CLP. If you don't you'll have to:
    • Get another CLP
    • Wait 14 days to take a skills test

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