Beginning January 1, 2022, you will have the option to add or remove disability and medical designations in our driver license and identification (ID) card system. These designations can give first responders information about how you communicate or inform them that you have one or more conditions that might affect a health emergency:
You may choose one or more of the below designations to be added to your record:
The designations you choose are linked to your name in our records. You can also choose to have symbols printed on your license or ID card.
You can submit your information to us in person at an office or send it in the mail.
Option 1: Make an appointment to visit a driver licensing office location. Bring:
Option 2: Mail to the address on the form:
Once we receive and process the form, we'll send you a confirmation letter. After that if you wish to add the symbols to your card, make a request:
- Online - log in or join
- At an office - make an appointment. Bring the following:
- Your current WA:
- Driver license or ID card
- EDL or EID
- Instruction permit
There is no charge to add a designation to your record. There may be a fee to replace the driver license or ID card.