I was dreading it but I went on a Saturday morning and was debated among going to Bellevue, Renton or North Bend. Schedule an Appointment You need to schedule an appointment before taking a test or undergoing an inspection. However, you can still travel by plane within the country with only your enhanced license to drive. Cheryl Hawley was the first person in line on June 27 due to a mistake that ended up serving her well. The office is still working on streamlining the system. By the time it opened, there was about a 20 person line. You should also know what various street signs and traffic signals mean as well.
Then, he came back again, and there was another problem and he was told he would have to come back again later in the week. Main licensing mailing address: Department of Licensing P. First, determine if you need to access the Driver Licensing Office or the Vehicle Licensing Office. I came here early on a Saturday morning and there was hardly any parking. There is a service charge to use debit or credit. I liked on the website, it shows the waiting time for each location. Disclosure must be entered on the title.
But the Bellevue Licensing office and online system makes it super easy. I came here to apply for a Washington state driver's license as I just moved here from California. The above requirement list is not all-inclusive, as it contains only the general eligibility criteria. Recent federal changes to the identification document requirements at U. An automated and audio system that was easy to hear told you what window to go to in order to be served. As far as someone can love a Dept of Licensing office, that's how much I love this place.
For all that is holy, get a baby sitter. You should also know what various street signs and traffic signals indicate to drivers on the road. Either way, it only saves a couple minutes. Comparatively, this place is a breeze! And getting a new license, is typically the worst. We got a token on entry and our turn came within ten minutes.
I had not been in a Department of Licensing office for years. After this initial period, you cannot drive with more than three non-family members who are under 20 years old. Decent vending too if you do need to grab a snack if you're there for a while. You may get back before they're done, but it's very efficient. Then about 2 months later, because I could not find my renewed license, I had to come in here again. When you apply for an out-of-state driver's license, you need to have a permanent residence address, another state's driver's license if applicable , and a proof of residence.
Get a good night's rest as well. But the place is so efficient, friendly and helpful I left in a much better mood. The whole process was under 30 minutes, definitely gotta come here during the week when everyone else is at work. The people working here aren't the most. I probably had to wait about 25 minutes or so but as soon as I got up to the kiosk, everything was super fast. Needless to say I was not happy to have to drive out in the rain for this.
Then follow a blue arrow around the room, to the other side. There is a ton of parking so I don't think you'll have trouble finding a spot. Online it said the wait would be 38 minutes but we were put in some express line and were there less than 10 minutes start to end. So my day was ruined and totally wasted because the English of that stupid woman was horrible. If you're applying with multiple family members, allow for more time. It's also a good idea to take a few practice questions on our website.
You should practice and develop a number of safe driving skills. My last license was renewed online 6 years ago and before that I had been abroad for many years and did not have to go in. The whole process took about an hour and was pretty straightforward. Remember during your exam, your primary responsibility is to demonstrate to your examiner that you know how to drive safely and effectively. Then, a few seconds later, he had me stand in front of a screen to get my pic taken. You enter and someone asks you some information and gives you a number.
Yes we see your file, no we cant locate you on the system, have a seat and we will call your name once we will locate it. Unfortunately, appointments are only available for those looking to schedule a driving test at. New teenage drivers and people moving need licenses. We stood 1 hour in the line and after that stupid asian grandma was so rude and told me that I was wrong with my documents. I answered a couple of questions. The latter exemption does not apply to businesses bringing vehicles to Idaho from a non-taxing state.