State Driving Laws in Washington

Washington

Specific rules for older drivers

  • Drivers 70 years old and up must renew in person.

Standard driver's license renewal

  • License renewed: Every five to six years.
  • Renewal conditions: In person only at age 70 and older, and 24 and under. Others may renew in person, or online or by mail every other cycle.
  • Vision test: Yes, in person only.
  • Written test: Only if warranted by a vision, health, or medical screening.
  • Road test: Only if warranted by a vision, health, or medical screening.

For more information

Washington Department of Licensing
Driver Services
1125 Washington Street SE
PO Box 9020
Olympia, WA 98507-9020
360-902-3600
www.dol.wa.gov

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