To get a learners license you must:
Have a minimum age of 151
Before getting a license or restricted license you must:
Have a mandatory holding period of 6 months
Have a minimum supervised driving time of 50 hours, 10 of which must be at night
Have a minimum age of 162
Restrictions during intermediate or restricted license stage:
Nighttime restrictions 1 a.m.-5 a.m. secondary enforcement
Passenger restrictions (family members excepted unless otherwise noted) first 6 months—no passengers younger than 20; second 6 months—no more than 3 passengers younger than 20 secondary enforcement
Minimum age at which restrictions may be lifted:
Nighttime restrictions 173
Passenger restrictions 173

1In Washington, permit applicants must be enrolled in driver education; otherwise, the minimum permit age is 15, 6 months.

2In Washington, driver education is required for license applicants younger than 18.

3In Washington, intermediate license holders with a crash or violation history are ineligible for an unrestricted license until age 18.