Yes. Washington requires you to be fingerprinted and a background check. This is done through the company that Washington has authorized. You may obtain your fingerprints throughout Washington at EDIMEA (888-771-5097) locations or IdentoGO. Preregistration is required. The fee to be finger printed is $49.25 (subject to change).

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Tip:  Register a few day in advance of your exam date, so that your fingerprinting data is current when you apply for your license.