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Driver licensing fees

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Getting your first WA permit
First instruction (learner's) permit More information Total*
Learner's permit See Instruction (learner's) permits
Also called Instruction permit
$25 for 1 yr
Renew learner's permit Visit driver license office $25 for 1 yr
Replace your learner's permit See Replace your lost or stolen permit $20
Motorcycle learner's permit See How to get your endorsement or permit $15 for 180 days
Renew motorcycle learner's permit Renew your permit at a driver license office $15 for 180 days
Commercial learners permit (CLP) See Steps to getting your CDL
Also called Commercial Driver License Learners permit
$40
Getting your first WA driver license
First driver license More information Total*
Driver license $35 application fee + $9 per year issuance fee =
See Steps to getting your first license
Also called First Washington driver license
$89 for 6 years issued in 2022

$80 for 5 years issued in 2023 and 2024
Enhanced driver license (EDL) $35 application fee + $13 per year issuance fee =
See Steps to getting your EDL/EID
Also called Original Enhanced driver license (EDL)
$113 for 6 years issued in 2022

$110 for 5 years issued in 2023 and 2024
Upgrade your WA driver license to an EDL $4 per year for the time remaining on your license.
See Steps to getting your EDL/EID
(Not available for licenses with "military" expiration.)
$4-$32

*Note: If you're taking driver training, you'll also pay additional school fees to get your first license.

Testing
Take a test More information Total
Knowledge test Cost varies by location. Check with your testing location for the exact amount. Varies
Driving test Cost varies by location. Check with your testing location for the exact amount. Varies
CDL knowledge test See Knowledge test: CDL $35
CDL skills test See Skills test: CDL $250
2-wheel motorcycle knowledge tests (permit and endorsement tests) Costs vary by location. Check with your motorcycle safety training school for the exact amount. Varies
2-wheel motorcycle riding skills tests (permit and endorsement tests) Costs vary by location. Check with your motorcycle safety training school for the exact amount. Varies
3-wheel motorcycle knowledge test Cost varies by location. Check with your motorcycle safety training school for the exact amount. Varies
3-wheel motorcycle riding skills test Cost varies by location. Check with your motorcycle safety training school for the exact amount. Varies
Getting your first WA ID card
First ID card More information Total
ID card See Get your WA ID card $54 for 6 years or $72 for 8 years†
Enhanced ID card (EID) See Get your EDL/EID $78 for 6 years or $104 for 8 years
Upgrade your WA ID card to an EID $4 per year for the time remaining on your license. $4-$32
Updating your card
Get an updated card More information Total
Get a license/ID card before the next renewal When you change your name, address, or endorsement, you may get an updated card. See Update your driver license or ID card.  
If you get it in-person. $10
If you get it online (View replacement options). $20
Replace a card
Replace lost or stolen card More information Total
ID card View replacement options $20
Enhanced ID card (EID) View replacement options $20
Driver license View replacement options $20
Enhanced license (EDL) View replacement options $20
Renewing your card
Renew ID card/EID More information Total
ID renew fee View renewal options $54 for 6 years or $72 for 8 years†
EID renew fee View renewal options $78 for 6 years or $104 for 8 years

You may qualify for a reduced fee ID card when you are in person at a Licensing Services Office. If you are eligible for a reduced fee ID card, your cost for a standard ID card is $5, (RCW 46.20.117). In order for DOL to issue at the reduced cost, you must:

  • Have a ‘Request for “Identicard” form issued to you by Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS). Present this form in person at a Licensing Services Office, or
  • Be under age 25 and do not have a permanent home address, or
  • Have been recently released from a Department of Children, Youth, and Families (DCYF) Juvenile Rehabilitation Administration (JRA) facility.

If you choose to enhance your reduced fee ID card, the enhanced fees still apply. There is an extra $4 per year until it expires.

Renewing your standard driver license
Renew driver license More information Total
Renew fee View renew options $54 for 6 years or $72 for 8 years
If more than 60 days late $54 renew + $10 late fee =
Or $72 renew + $10 late fee =
$64 for 6 years or
$82 for 8 years
While out of state View out of state instructions $54 for 6 years or $72 for 8 years
To extend expire date for 12 months while out of state View out of state instructions $5
Renew with motorcycle endorsement $54 renew + $30 motorcycle =
$72 renew + $40 motorcycle=
Also called Driver License Renewal with motorcycle endorsement
$84 for 6 years or
$112 for 8 years
Renew with CDL endorsement $54 renew + $102 CDL =
$72 renew + $136 CDL =
Also called Commercial Driver License Renewal
$156 for 6 years or
$208 for 8 years
Renew with CDL and motorcycle endorsements $54 renew + $102 CDL + $30 motorcycle =
$72 renew + $136 CDL + $40 motorcycle
Also called CDL Renewal with motorcycle endorsements
$186 for 6 years
$248 for 8 years
Get a revised license before the next renewal Update your name, address, photo or endorsement.
See Update your driver license or ID card
(Additional fees may apply)
$10
Renewing your enhanced driver license (EDL)
Renew enhanced driver license (EDL) More information Total
Renew fee View renewal options
Also called Enhanced Driver License Renewal
$78 for 6 years or
$104 for 8 years
If more than 60 days late $78 renew + $10 late fee =
$104 renew + $10 late fee
$88 for 6 years
$114 for 8 years
Renew with motorcycle endorsement $78 renew + $30 motorcycle =
$104 renew + $40 motorcycle =
Also called EDL Renewal with motorcycle endorsement
$108 for 6 years
$144 for 8 years
Renew with commercial driver license endorsement (CDL) $78 renew + $102 CDL =
$104 renew + $136 CDL =
Also called Enhanced Commercial Driver License (ECDL) Renewal
$180 for 6 years
$240 for 8 years
Renew with CDL and motorcycle endorsement $78 renew + $102 CDL + $30 motorcycle =
$104 renew + $136 CDL + $40 motorcycle =
Also called ECDL Renewal with motorcycle endorsement
$210 for 6 years
$280 for 8 years
Get a revised EDL before the next renewal Update your name, address, photo or endorsement.
See Update your EDL/EID
(Additional fees may apply)
$10
Motorcycle endorsements
Motorcycle More information Total
Add 2-wheel or 3-wheel motorcycle endorsement $5 license/application fee + $2 per yr for the time remaining on your license =
See Motorcycles
Also called Add an Original 2 or 3 wheel motorcycle endorsement
$7 — $21
Renew motorcycle endorsement $54 license + $30 motorcycle =
$72 license + $40 motorcycle =
View renewal options
$84 for 6 years
$112 for 8 years
2-wheel motorcycle knowledge tests (permit and endorsement tests) Costs vary by location. Check with your motorcycle safety training school for the exact amount. Varies
2-wheel motorcycle riding skills tests (permit and endorsement tests) Costs vary by location. Check with your motorcycle safety training school for the exact amount. Varies
3-wheel motorcycle knowledge test Cost varies by location. Check with your motorcycle safety training school for the exact amount. Varies
3-wheel motorcycle riding skills test Cost varies by location. Check with your motorcycle safety training school for the exact amount. Varies
Commercial driver license (CDL)
CDL More information Total
CDL knowledge test See Knowledge test: CDL $35
Commercial Learner's Permit (CLP) When you apply for a permit.
See Commercial Learner's Permit (CLP)
Also called Commercial driver license Learner's Permit (CLP)
$40
CDL skills test See Skills test: CDL. Your test fee gets you 2 attempts. If you change examiners after your first attempt, you may have to pay the fee again. $250
CDL skills test for school bus endorsement See CDL testing. Your test fee gets you 2 attempts. If you change examiners after your first attempt, you may have to pay the fee again. $100
Reduced CDL skills test (Head Start only) See Skills test: CDL $225
Add CDL endorsement to a WA driver license $10 license fee + $17 per yr for the time remaining on your license = $27 — $146
Add CDL special endorsement to a WA driver license See: $10
Transfer out-of-state CDL to a WA CDL $102 CDL fee + $54 license fee + $35 application =
See Transfer your CDL
(Fees may vary depending on your license expire day)
$191
CDL re-qualification See Commercial Driver License (CDL) disqualifications $35
Military personnel and dependents
Driver license More information Total
Update the expiration date See Military personnel $10
Replace "military" license while out of state See Military personnel $20
Agriculture permits (under 18)
Type More information Total
Get first agriculture permit See Agricultural permits
Also called Get Original agriculture permit
$55
Renew agriculture permit Renew each year at a driver licensing office.
Also called Agriculture permit Renewal
$15
Replace lost or stolen agriculture permit Replace your permit at a driver licensing office.
Also called Agriculture permit Replacement
$20
Update agricultural permit Update your permit: name, address, or photo at a driver licensing office $10
Restricted driver licenses and reinstatements
Type More information Total
Apply for Occupational/Restricted driver license (ORL) See Occupational/Restricted driver license
Also called Restricted Driver License application (Occupational Restricted license - ORL, or Ignition Interlock license - IIL)
$100
Apply for Ignition Interlock driver license (IIL) See Ignition Interlock driver license
Also called Restricted Driver License application (Occupational Restricted license - ORL, or Ignition Interlock license - IIL)
$100
Request a DUI hearing See How to request a hearing $375
Get license reissued after suspension or revocation: Non-alcohol See Types of suspensions
(Additional fees may apply)
$75
Get license reissued after suspension or revocation: Alcohol See Types of suspensions
(Additional fees may apply)
$170
Get probationary driver license after a DUI conviction or deferred prosecution (Additional fees may apply) $50
CDL re-qualification See Commercial Driver License (CDL) disqualifications $35
Check your license status and/or find out how to get your license back if you've lost your driving rights See: Learn how to reinstate your license Free
Miscellaneous fees
Type More information Total
Buy a copy of your driving record See Buy a copy of your driving record $13

These offices only accept cash/check: Coulee Dam, Davenport, Friday Harbor, Forks, Goldendale, Newport, Republic, and South Bend.

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