Some states offer a standalone app to access digital licenses. Last year Apple began allowing residents to add their ID to the Wallet app on iPhone and Apple Watch. Google recently started testing similar support on Android through Google Wallet.

“I learned from the ease of having vaccine information on your cell phone why it would make sense to also offer this option for folks when it comes to their driver’s license,” Sen. Mark Mullet (D-Issaquah), sponsor of SB 5105, told GeekWire in an email.