Find out if you're able to renew your license online? Start an online renewal to find out.
You'll need to renew at a driver licensing office if you:
Your residence address is on your license, make sure it's updated. If needed, please change your address before you renew.
You can renew up to:
You don't need to renew during the term of your military service if you're:
Your license remains valid as long as you're on active duty. For more information, see Military personnel.
Your license fee is $9 per year. Renewal periods can be for 2-6 years. So if your license is for 6 years, your fee is $9 x 6 years = $54.
If you don't get it after 30 days, email us at CustomerCare@dol.wa.gov.
When you get your driver license or ID card, we may ask if you’re a twin or triplet. Answering this question is voluntary.
We share this information with the Washington State Twin Registry. The Registry will contact you and ask if you’d like to join the Twin Registry. Learn more about the program on the Washington State Twin Registry website.
You can ignore the notice or send us a copy of the death certificate by:
The death certificate is issued by the county medical examiner or coroner. After it's issued, the Department of Health notifies us - this can take several months. As soon as we receive the notice, we'll update their record. This should stop all future correspondence.
You don't have to return the person's license or ID card. You can keep it as a memento if you wish or discard it.