Can I contest or appeal the suspension?

You may appeal the suspension within 15 days from the date on your notification letter. The letter we sent to you includes a form for you to appeal the suspension.

What will be considered during my appeal?

The Hearings Officer will consider the following:

  • Proof of your true identity.
  • Proof that you have successfully passed the knowledge test.
  • Proof that you have successfully passed the driving test.

For more information, see Hearings.

How can I get my license back?

When the suspension period is over, you must get 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.

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Questions? Need help?

Call us: 360.902.3900 (TTY: Call 711)

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