Driving while a license is revoked (2nd degree)

Why did my license get revoked?

You were convicted of driving while your license was suspended in the second degree.

How long will my license be revoked?

A minimum of 1 year.

Can I get a restricted license?

You may be eligible for an Occupational/Restricted License (ORL) during this suspension.

Can I contest or appeal the revocation?

Yes, you may request an administrative review within 15 days from the date on your suspension letter. The suspension letter we send to you includes a form to request a review of the suspension.

How can I get my license back?

When you're eligible to reinstate your driver license, you must:

  1. File future proof of financial responsibility, also known as an SR-22, for 3 years from the date you are eligible to reinstate your driver license for that incident.
  2. Apply for a new license.
    • You'll be required to pay a $75 reissue fee in addition to your other licensing fees.

Get step-by-step instructions

There may be other issues you'll need to take care of to get your license back. To find out what you need to do, see Learn how to reinstate your license.

Related laws

RCW 46.20.342(b): Driving while license invalidated — Penalties — Extension of invalidation

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Questions? Need help?

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