Renew or update your license: Geologists

Learn how to renew or update your geology license.

Renew your license

  • You must renew your license every year
  • You can renew up to 120 days before your license expires

Renewal requirements

Be ready to answer legal background questions and provide supporting documents if needed.

Update your contact information, if necessary, before you renew your license.

Renew your license online

You'll receive your license faster by renewing and paying online.

Log into Secure Access Washington (SAW)

Don't have a SAW account? Learn how to create a SAW account.

Renew your license by mail

Send in a completed Geologist Renewal Application form.

Send your form and the geology license renewal fee to:

Geologist Licensing Board
Department of Licensing
PO Box 3777
Seattle WA 98124-3777

Update your license

Update your name or contact information, or request a duplicate license using the method that works best for you.

Update your license online

You can update your license online at any time by logging into SAW.

Update your license by email

Send an email with your changes to

Update your license by mail

Send a letter with your changes to:

Geologist Licensing Board
Department of Licensing
PO Box 9021
Olympia, WA 98507‑9021

Need additional help? Here's how to contact us:

call Phone: 360-664-1497
(TTY: Call 711)
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