Seattle: Downtown

Driver Licensing Office

450 3rd Ave W Suite 100
Seattle, WA 98119

Phone: 206.464.6845
Fax: 206.352.4390
Hours (except holidays) Important notes
Monday8:30 a.m.–4:30p.m.
Tuesday8:30 a.m.–4:30p.m.
Wednesday8:30 a.m.–4:30p.m.
Thursday9:30 a.m.–4:30p.m.
Friday8:30 a.m.–4:30p.m.
SaturdayClosed
SundayClosed
  • This location is open for appointment only and can be scheduled here. With social distancing in place, appointments are limited.
  • We have expanded our online services. In-person visits should only be scheduled if your transaction cannot be done online
  • Due to a state budget shortfall, the Governor has ordered mandatory furlough days for state employees. Driver licensing offices will be closed Friday August 21st; Friday September 18th; Friday October 16th and Friday November 20th.
  • Enforcement of the REAL ID Act has been delayed until October 1, 2021 giving Washington residents more time to determine which ID they need for travel purposes, and whether they already have the federally-recognized ID they need.
  • Need to take a knowledge or driving test? See testing locations to find a location near you.

Services (WA only) Appointment information
  • Apply for a new driver license or instruction permit.
  • Get an ID card
  • Renew a driver license, ID card, or enhanced driver license/ID card (EDL/EID).
  • Change the name or address on your driver license.
  • Request a copy of your driving record.
  • Replace a lost or stolen driver license, ID card, or EDL/EID.
  • Apply for an enhanced driver license/ID card (EDL/EID).
Appointments are required for in-person services. If you are unable to complete your transaction online, some locations are open for in-person appointments.

Seattle office
Customer Experience time
As of 8:30 a.m., the Customer Experience times for services at this office are
First WA License
0 minutes
Renewals
0 minutes
EDL/EID
0 minutes
CDL/CLP
0 minutes
Other Services
0 minutes

These times may change by the time you get to the office.

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