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Got unpaid non-criminal traffic fines? You may be able to get your license back.

Learn how to get your license back if it was suspended for unpaid fines from non-criminal traffic tickets, also sometimes called “civil traffic infractions.” #9359EN

Identity Documents for Washington Drivers Licenses

Learn the law about the type of identification documents needed to get a driver's license in Washington state. #9350EN

My license might be suspended. What can I do?

If you think your driver's license might be suspended, learn how to find that out and also how to reinstate a suspended license. #9353EN

I got into an accident and am uninsured

Learn about Washington's mandatory insurance law and the laws that apply if you have an accident while driving without insurance. #0313EN

Name Change Guide

This guide explains how to change your name by court order. In most situations, it is a simple process you can do by yourself, without a lawyer. #3400EN

Applying for a Driver’s License with no Social Security Number

Washington State Department of Licensing (DOL) has a policy about residency documents that you will need to show if you are applying for a driver's license or ID card. This publication tells you what documents you need. #9349EN

Child Support and License Suspension

If you fall behind in your child support payments, you might lose your drivers or other license. Read this to learn how to keep this from happening and what you can do if your license does get suspended. #3809EN

How to clear up a CPS record that is keeping you from getting a job

If you have an older CPS record, read this to learn about a procedure that may help you get a job anyway. #2960EN

I just got a traffic ticket. What can I do to avoid license suspension?

Information on how to request a hearing if you receive a traffic ticket and how to prepare for the hearing. This talks about community service and payment plan options. #9354EN.

My driver’s license was suspended for unpaid criminal traffic fines. Can I get it back?

What you can do to try to get your driver's license back if it has been suspended because of tickets. #9356EN

Certificate of Restoration of Opportunity (CROP)

Getting a CROP can make it easier for you to get work, housing, and/or an occupational license if you have served your criminal sentence. This has general information about CROP. #2952EN

How to clear up a CPS record that is keeping you from getting a job

If you have an older CPS record, read this to learn about a procedure that may help you get a job anyway. #2960EN

Child Support and License Suspension

If you fall behind in your child support payments, you might lose your drivers or other license. Read this to learn how to keep this from happening and what you can do if your license does get suspended. #3809EN

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