How to request a hearing

Type of suspension How to request a hearing Fee
Driving under the influence (DUI)
(Includes refusal to take a breath or blood test.)
Habitual Traffic Offender (HTO) Complete a Habitual Traffic Offender Hearing Request and mail or fax it to us at the address on the form. None
Cases other than DUI or HTO Complete the hearing request form you received with the letter notifying you of your license suspension, and mail it to the address on the form. None

*This fee may be waived if you're found to be indigent and have an income below the poverty threshold.

If you're applying for a DUI hearing as an indigent (requesting a fee waiver), complete an Financial Assistance Application. To qualify, you must:

  • Be indigent as defined in RCW 10.101.010.
  • Have an income below the Washington State poverty cut-off level shown below:
    2017 poverty guidelines for Washington State
    People in family/household Monthly income
    1 $1,256
    2 $1,692
    3 $2,127
    4 $2,563
    5 $2,998
    6 $3,433
    7 $3,869
    8 $4,304

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