Pre-applying lets you to start some of the required paperwork online. At the end of the process, you’ll get your Washington (WA) state driver license, ID, or permit number, which will start with "WDL." You’ll use it online, to make an appointment at our driver licensing office, or at your driver training school.
You need a driver license, ID, or permit number to schedule an appointment. So you should pre-apply if you:
If you don't have a WA residence street address or have other address issues, call our customer service center for options: 360.902.3900.
If you’ve had a Washington driver license or ID card in the past, don’t pre-apply. Instead:
Log in or join to pre-apply online and start the process for your driver license, instruction permit, ID card, EDL or EID.