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October

2020

Commercial driver licenses & commercial learner permits extended through end of year

If your commercial driver licenses (CDLs) and commercial learner permits (CLPs) expires on or after March 1, 2020, it is now extended through Dec. 31, 2020. This is only if you haven’t already renewed it. This includes all CDL types and endorsements. We won’t assess late fees during the extension period.

We won’t issue new cards. You will need to carry this letter while operating a vehicle. Present it with your expired document to anyone who needs to verify your identity. Continue reading “Commercial driver licenses & commercial learner permits extended through end of year”

More extensions for driver licenses & instruction permits

Updated 1:30 p.m., December 10, 2020

We’re continuing to extend the expiration dates of valid Washington state driver licenses and instruction permits. This applies to driver licenses and learner permits expiring March 1 – December 31, 2020. This gives you extra time to renew online or schedule an appointment without incurring penalties or late fees. Permit holders can continue to practice driving.

  • We extended licenses and instruction permits expiring March 1 – June 30, 2020 for 270 days past the date printed on the card.
  • We extended licenses and instruction permits expiring July 1 – September 30, 2020 for 180 days past the date printed on the card.
  • We extended licenses and instruction permits expiring October 1 – December 31, 2020 for 90 days. They now expire 3 months after the date printed on the card.

Continue reading “More extensions for driver licenses & instruction permits”

With REAL ID still a year away, you have plenty of time – and options

Worried your ID soon won’t fly? Rest easy and stay healthy. You have another year to make sure you’re ready for REAL ID.

Due to the pandemic, the original deadline got pushed back by a year to Oct. 1, 2021. You now have more time to make sure you have what you need to board an airplane or access federal facilities such as military bases. Continue reading “With REAL ID still a year away, you have plenty of time – and options”