The enhanced driver license (EDL) or enhanced ID card (EID) confirms your identity and U.S. citizenship. It's acceptable for re-entry into the U.S. from Canada, Mexico, or the Caribbean through a land or sea border crossing. The EDL/EID is also an acceptable REAL ID document to use for air travel within the United States.
When you apply, you establish your identity, U.S. citizenship, social security number, and WA residence. See Proof of citizenship, identity, and residence. Get a checklist in English or Español:
Once enhanced requirements are met, we can issue an EDL to a qualified driver at least 16 years old. We can issue an EID to a qualified customer of any age.
Bring all of the following to the driver licensing office:
You may pre-apply online.