How to request a hearing

You may request any hearing online using License eXpress or follow the instructions below:

Type of suspension How to request a hearing Fee
Driving under the influence (DUI)
(Includes refusal to take a breath or blood test)
$375*
Habitual Traffic Offender (HTO) Complete a Habitual Traffic Offender Hearing Request (English, Español, Русский, and more) 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 your suspension letter, 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), you must:

  • Request a hearing online through License eXpress, or complete a Request for DUI Hearing and mail it to the address on the form, and
  • Complete a Financial Assistance Application.
  • Be indigent as defined in RCW 10.101.010.
  • Have an income below the Washington State poverty cut-off level shown below:
    2018 poverty guidelines for Washington State
    People in family/household Monthly income
    1 $1,265
    2 $1,715
    3 $2,165
    4 $2,615
    5 $3,065
    6 $3,515
    7 $3,965
    8 $4,415

Related information

Questions? Need help?

Email us: CustomerCare@dol.wa.gov

Washington Healthcare Finder
Good To Go!
Access Washington – official state government website