DEPARTMENT OF LICENSING
[Filed April 30, 2021, 8:59 a.m., effective May 31, 2021]
Effective Date of Rule: Thirty-one days after filing.
Purpose: This rule change allows persons under twenty-five years of age to renew their driver license/Identicard online.
Citation of Rules Affected by this Order: Amending WAC 308-104-019.
Adopted under notice filed as WSR 21-04-139 on February 2, 2021.
Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted at the Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's own Initiative: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Date Adopted: April 28, 2021.
AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 15-09-032, filed 4/9/15, effective 5/10/15)
WAC 308-104-019Renewal of driver's license or identicard by electronic commerce—Eligibility.
An applicant for a driver's license renewal or identicard renewal may apply by electronic commerce if permitted under this section.
(1) A person whose valid driver's license is about to expire may be allowed to renew by electronic commerce if the person:
(a) Is eligible to renew his or her driver's license by electronic commerce under the provisions of RCW 46.20.120
(3)(b) or (4)(b);
(b) Has previously been issued a digital driver's license;
(c) Is ((at least twenty-four and)) not more than seventy years of age;
(d) Has a valid Social Security number on file with the department;
(e) Has a valid mailing address on his or her driving record as maintained by the department;
(f) Does not have a commercial driver's license, instruction permit, or agricultural permit;
(g) Has not paid a fee owed to the department with a check that has been dishonored;
(h) Has not failed to appear, respond, or comply with the terms of or in response to a traffic citation or notice of traffic infraction; and
(i) Does not have any actions pending against his or her driver's license or driving privileges.
(2) A person applying for driver's license renewal by electronic commerce must:
(a) Certify that he or she has had no mental or physical condition or is not taking any medication which could impair his or her ability to operate a motor vehicle safely;
(b) Make the necessary certification under WAC 308-104-010(2); and
(c) Complete the required application and pay all applicable fees.
(3) A person whose valid identicard is about to expire may renew by electronic commerce if the person:
(a) Is eligible to renew his or her identicard by electronic commerce under the provisions of RCW 46.20.117
(b) ((Is at least twenty-four years of age; and
(c))) Has previously been issued a digital identicard.
(4) A person applying for identicard renewal by electronic commerce must complete the required application and pay all applicable fees.
(5) The department may specify the means and establish procedures by which a person may make an application under this section.