State Laws Extending Driving Privileges to All Residents - Washington

Bill/Statute: Wash. Rev. Code § 46.20

Year Law Enacted: 2004

Effective Date: June 10, 2004

Name of Document Issued: Driver’s License


What are the eligibility requirements?

  • Show proof of identity
  • Sign a declaration that you have no Social Security Number
  • Provide proof of Washington residence

For more specifics, please visit:


How long is the card valid?

The license will be valid for 5 years.


Are there distinguishing features or language on the license?



Is there an anti-discrimination provision in the law?



Is there a data confidentiality provision in the law?



This summary was prepared in January 2014 for informational purposes only and is not intended as legal advice. For questions, please contact CLINIC’s State & Local Advocacy Attorney Jen Riddle at or (301) 565-4807.