DOL expands online business licensing

October 29, 2009

by Christine Anthony

The Department of Licensing has increased its offering of online business licenses from five to more than 90, in a recent expansion of the Internet Master Business Application.

The department is making it easier for business owners to register for multiple licenses that are regulated by multiple state agencies.

“We are providing one-stop licensing services for business owners that will… (read more).

Parents reminded to monitor teen driving during National Teen Driving Week

October 20, 2009

by Selena Davis

The Department of Licensing is encouraging parents of teen drivers to be actively involved in their teen’s progression of driving skills, and gradually increase driving privileges as teens gain experience.

“Car crashes are the biggest killer of our nation’s teens, and they are at highest risk in their first year of driving,” DOL Director Liz Luce said. “If parents set limits and guidelines for their teens and gradually introduce more driving privileges as their skills improve, parents can greatly reduce the risk for their teen.”

Washington adopted an intermediate license program in 2001. It imposes several restrictions for drivers under the age of 18 during … (read more).

New Licensing Service Office opens in Bellevue

October 6, 2009

by Selena Davis

Bellevue King County residents are advised the Bellevue Licensing Service Office, located at 13133 Bel-Red Road, Bellevue, is open for business, beginning Tuesday October 6. The Bellevue location offers full licensing services, including behind-the-wheel skill tests and knowledge tests.

Hours of operation are Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday from 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.; Thursday from 9:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.; Saturday from 8:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. The phone number is (425) 649-4281.

Questions can be directed to our Customer Service line in Olympia at (360) 902-3900, Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5 p.m.

# # #

Save Time — Go Online. The Department of Licensing has a wide variety of consumer services available online. Please visit our website at