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WA DOL License Consequences of a DUI

Department of Licensing Penalties

Breath Test .08 or Higher

  • 1st administrative action - 90 day license suspension
  • 2nd or subsequent administrative action - 2 year license revocation
  • 7 CALENDAR DAYS after notice of suspension to postmark/request hearing
  • $375 hearing fee unless indigent
  • Hearing within 30 business days (including weekends/holidays) of when hearing request postmarked/submitted
  • $150 reissue fee
  • SR-22 Insurance required 3 years thereafter
  • Ignition Interlock license available.

Refusal to Take a Breath Test

  • 1 year license revocation if refused the test and no prior administrative actions within 7 years.
  • 2 year license revocation if second or subsequent administrative action (refusal or breath test over legal limit) within 7 years.
  • 7 CALENDAR DAYS after notice of suspension to postmark/request hearing
  • $375 hearing fee unless indigent
  • Hearing within 30 business days (including weekends/holidays) of when hearing request postmarked/submitted
  • $150 reissue fee
  • SR-22 Insurance required 3 years thereafter
  • One year license revocation even if driver enters into a deferred prosecution unless driver successfully challenges the administrative action.
  • Ignition Interlock license available.

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