Washington Driver Application Requirements
Applicant Requirement Checklist
- Vehicle inspection form (Spokane, Bellingham, Pullman and Olympia/Thurston County)
- Driver's license
- Vehicle registration
- Personal vehicle insurance
- Driver photo
- Business license (Bellingham only)
- 2006 or newer
Olympia: 2008 or newer
- 4 doors
- 5-8 seats, including the driver's
Click here to view Seattle, King County, & Tacoma driver requirements.
Start an Application
Apply to drive with Lyft.
Upload Your Documents
Take photos of each of the documents below and upload them in the Dashboard.
Vehicle inspection form (Spokane, Bellingham, Pullman and Olympia/Thurston County)Drivers in Spokane, Bellingham, Pullman, and Olympia/Thurston County are required to have a vehicle inspection before becoming approved to drive.
Driver's licenseDrivers are required to have a valid driver's license. A temporary license is acceptable, but be sure to upload your permanent copy when you receive it.
Vehicle registrationDrivers are required to upload a copy of their vehicle registration.
Personal vehicle insuranceDrivers are required to have personal vehicle insurance.
Driver photoLyft requires a photo of all drivers. Your driver photo is a passenger’s first impression of you when they request a ride.
Business license (Bellingham only)Drivers in Bellingham are required to obtain and upload a copy of their business license.
Apply for your business license either in person or online by following the steps here.
Lyft will notify you when you've been approved as a driver. Until then, you can check your application status for updates.
Get Set to Drive
The Lyft emblem should be displayed in the lower corner of your windshield on the passenger side every time you enter driver mode. Make sure to remove the emblem when you are not in driver mode.