End of COVID-19 Emergency Orders and State of Emergency by October 31

On Sept. 8, Gov. Jay Inslee announced the upcoming rescission of all remaining COVID-19 emergency proclamations and state of emergency by Oct. 31.

SecureAccess Washington (SAW) account

We use SecureAccess Washington (SAW) to protect your personal information.

To apply, renew, or manage your license online you need a SAW account. 

Check if you already have a SAW account

Since so many state agencies use SAW, you may already have a SAW account. If you're not sure if you do, you can check for one. 

  1. Go to secureaccess.wa.gov
  2. Click Get Help button 
  3. Enter your email address in the Username Reminder field
  4. Click to check the "I'm not a robot" box
  5. Click Send

If you have an account you'll receive an email within a few minutes. 

If you don’t have an account a message will pop up saying that your email is not found in the system.

Tips:

  • If you don’t get the message and don’t get the email in your inbox, check your Spam or Junk mail folders.
  • If you have multiple email addresses, you may want to search for each before creating a new account.

Create a new SAW Account

If you don't already have a SAW account you will need to create one.

View How To Create A SAW Account Instructions (PDF)

  1. Go to secureaccess.wa.gov
  2. Click the Sign Up! button
  3. Enter your first and last name and email address
  4. Create a username and password
  5. Check the "I'm not a robot" box
  6. Click the Create my account button
  7. Go to your email and click the link to activate your account
  8. Click the Login button
  9. Enter your username and password and click Submit

Tips:

Need help?

If you have issues with the SAW site, contact Consolidated Technology Services (CTS). Help is available 24 hours.