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Request Records from the Department of Licensing

This portal is for requesting public records. Some reports and services must be requested through other methods. Review the options below before submitting your online request. If none of these apply, please click the “Make Request” button to proceed.

  • If you need an abstract of a driver record, please click here.
  • If you need an address history from a driver's record, please click here.
  • If you would like to print a report of sale that you filed online, please log into your License eXpress account.
  • If you need to sign up for a contracted plate search account or would like to know more, please click here.
  • If you need to request customized data sets or would like to know more, please click here.
  • DOL regularly publishes statistics about drivers, vehicles, and professional licenses. You can view these reports by visiting this page: http://www.dol.wa.gov/about/data.html


Requester Support:

An account will be created for you when you submit your first request on a portal.

·        How to submit a Public Records Request (video)

·        How to access your Public Records Request (video)

·        How can I access my NextRequest account? (article)

·        How to upload a document to your request (article)

·        How can I get an update about my public records request? (article)

·        I tried to reset my password but never received the email. What should I do? (article)

·        My request was submitted under an email I don’t have access to. What should I do? (article)

·        My request was closed before I could download my records. How can I get to them? (article)

If you need technical support with NextRequest check out these topics to find answers to common questions!

For technical support, please call 1-833-698-7778, option 3. 

Make Request

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