Decide if you want an enhanced ID (EID) card or a standard ID card Find out if you can reapply online Visit a driver licensing office Get your ID card An EID card is an acceptable alternative to a passport for re-entry into the U.S. at land and sea border crossings.
Before we take your photo, we'll ask you to remove anything that covers your face or head, like a hat or sunglasses. We'll make exceptions for medical and religious reasons.
You can now apply for an enhanced ID card (EID) in Washington. An EID is more advanced than a standard ID card and can be used as an alternative to a passport when returning to the U.S. via land or sea border crossings.
To save time at the driver licensing office, you can reapply online. You will need to create an account and fill out some basic personal information, including your address and date of birth.
When you finish your online application, you will receive a confirmation ID, which you'll need to take to the driver licensing office. Once your residence is verified, you will be issued a temporary WA ID card.
If 30 days have passed, and you still don't have your ID card, visit your local DOL office. The WA state DOT only accepts original or certified copies of documents to prove your identity.
Valid federal or state employee ID card (must show your signature and photo). U.S. driver's license (invalid or expired less than 6 years ago).
The WashingtonState Department of Licensing offers an enhanced ID card (EID), which you can use as an alternative to a passport when re-entering the U.S. at land and sea border crossings. You can reapply online to save time at the office the same way you reapply for a standard ID card.
If you reapplied online, bring the confirmation number you received to the EDL/EID office. You do not need to bring in your Social Security card, unless you are using it as one of your proofs of identity.
Verify the information on your application with a licensing service representative. Turn in your out-of- state driver license or ID card, if you have one.
You will have a temporary EID to use for identification purposes only (not for border crossings), until your permanent card arrives in the mail. WashingtonstateID cards and Ends are valid for 6 years and expire on your birthday.
$4 per year of the time remaining on your WA ID card to upgrade to an EID. MasterCard and American Express credit or debit cards, and some VISA debit cards (except at Coulee Dam, Davenport, Friday Harbor, Forks, Golden dale, Newport, Republic, or South Bend).
If you pay by debit or credit card, you will be charged an additional convenience fee. You will need to renew your ID card either online or in person at a WA Department of Licensing office.
A valid VISA, MasterCard, or American Express card. The WA DOL will use the same photo that is on your current ID card.
If you would like to have a new photo taken, you must renew your ID card in person at a Washington driver licensing office. If your information doesn't match, you will need to renew your EID in person to prove your address.
You must t renew your card in person at a driver licensing office, if: Check if your WA address matches the one on record by visiting the USPS website.
You can renew your EID online the same way as you would a standard WA ID card (see above). You can renew your EID by mail if you received a letter from the WA DOL saying you can do so.
Documents proving your residence, if your address doesn't match the USPS records (e.g. utility bills, mortgage documents and WA State voter card). You must change your address on your ID /EID card within 10 days of moving within Washington.
There is no cost to change your address on your WA driving record only, but you will need to pay a fee to receive an updated ID /EID card. You must write your new address on the back of your current ID with permanent ink, in the space provided.
If your Washington ID card is lost or stolen, you can replace it if the ID hasn't expired and the WA DOL has your current address on file. If your WA identification card is going to expire within 3 months, renew it instead of replacing it.
A valid Visa, MasterCard, or American Express card. The WA DOL will use the same photo that is on your current ID card.
If you would like to have a new photo taken, you must renew your ID card in person at a Washington driver licensing office. Documents to prove your identity (see the Apply for a Washington ID Card section above).
You will need to pay the fee using a VISA, MasterCard, or American Express debit or credit card. Your replacement Washington identification card will be mailed to you within 10 days.
You can replace your lost or stolen EID card online or in person at a Washington DOL driver licensing office. If it still hasn't arrived within 30 days, call the WA DOL at (360) 902-3900 or email CustomerCare@dol.wa.gov.
Your lost or stolen Washington ID card is valid and unexpired. Your SSN and current address are on file with the WA DOL.
A valid VISA, MasterCard, or American Express credit/debit card. You will have a temporary EID to use for identification purposes only (not for border crossings), until your permanent card arrives in the mail.
You can use a WA ID card to open a bank account, register to vote, and travel. You can now also apply for an enhanced identification card (EID) that you can use to travel by sea or land through U.S. border crossings.
Able to provide your Social Security number or proof of your WA residence. Log in or join to renew online and save your information for next time.
We'll mail your new card to the Washington residence address we have on file for you in 7-10 business days. When you renew, we match your Washington residence address with the United States Postal Service (USPS).
When you get your driver license or ID card, we may ask if you’re a twin or triplet. Learn more about the program on the WashingtonState Twin Registry website.
The Washington DOL uses facial recognition technology to verify and protect your identity. DMV ID card requirements involve providing the correct documents listed below, and being a Washington state resident.
The DOL can provide a complete list of acceptable documents in all categories. All documents must be originals or certified copies, and cannot be scanned, photocopied or photographed images.
B-list documents: Adoption papers A certified U.S. or foreign birth certificate A concealed weapons permit A Consular Report of Birth Abroad A foreign driver license or ID card, not expired more than six years Washington's proof of residency documents: A previously issued WA ID card, license or permit (or your spouse’s), not expired more than six years A U.S.
Postal Service change of address form dated within two months Home utility bills A Washington voter registration card Mortgage statement or lease agreement Tax forms State residents who have never had a Washington ID card, driver license, instruction permit or enhanced ID can begin an application online.
After answering the questions, you will receive a confirmation number to provide when you visit the driver license office. When you apply for ID at the driver license office, bring all supporting documentation from the lists above.
An Enhanced ID Card (EID) allows its holders to travel by land and sea at border crossings between the U.S., Canada and Mexico. When requesting an Enhanced stated, document options for proving citizenship include a valid U.S. passport, a birth certificate with raised seal or a Certificate of Citizenship or Naturalization.
All Washington ID cards and driver licenses are now automatically issued as REAL ID -compliant documents. Starting on October 1, 2021, you must have a REAL ID document to enter federal facilities or nuclear power plants, and to board domestic flights.
When applying for an ID renewal or duplicate, if your name, address or physical appearance has changed, you must provide new documentation to update your account. The DMV ID cost varies, according to what type of credential you plan to purchase.
If you want to upgrade your WashingtonstateID to an EID, you will pay $4 per year for the time remaining on your current credential.