Washington State ID Card

The information on this page is intended for international students who attend South Seattle College.

Many students wish to get a Washington State ID Card. This serves as proof of identification within Washington. If you are traveling, you are required to take your Passport, Visa, and I-20 with you.

To receive a Washington State ID Card:

  1. Complete the Student Request Form in The Center for International Education.
  2. Your letter will be completed within 2 business days. You will receive an email when the letter is complete.
  3. Take the letter, your Passport, Visa, and I-20 to the Washington State Department of Licensing
    West Seattle Location:
    8830 25th Ave SW, Seattle, WA 98106-3237
  4. Receive your Washington State Identification Card. There is a $45 fee for the identification card that you will pay directly to the Department of Licensing.

You may apply for a Washington State ID Card online before going to the Washington State Department of Licensing office here: http://www.dol.wa.gov/driverslicense/gettingidcard.html