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Driving directions to test sites

Olympia New Test Site Driving Directions

Office Building 2
(OB-2, Department of Social and Health Services building)

A map to Office Building 2 - OB2 

The address and directions are below:

1115 Washington Street SE
Olympia WA 98504

Directions from I-5 North or South

Directions from I-5 North or South Entrance to Visitor Parking

Entrance to Visitor Parking

  1. Take the State Capitol exit 105A. This exit will place you on 14th Avenue, proceed around the round-about to the right onto Jefferson Street
  2. Continue for one block and turn left onto 11th
  3. Turn left again onto Washington Street
  4. The Visitor Parking is on the left (see picture above). Parking cost is$1.50/per hour the parking meter accepts quarters, dollars (but not bills bigger than one dollar); Visa or MasterCard credit/debit is also accepted.  Parking receipt must be placed in the upper left corner of your dash board so it’s clearly visible.

Entrance to Visitor Parking

Entrance to Underground Walkway

Entrance to Underground Walkway

  1. From the Visitor Parking area, enter OB-2 through the underground walkway (see picture above).
  2. You will proceed straight (into the underground parking area, by going through 2 doors) and follow the path and blue and white signs to the left into OB-2.

For written testing:
The written testing room SL03 is located on the service level of our building next to the cafeteria.

For oral testing:
For your oral test appointment, please follow to the main entrance on the service level and use the elevator to go to the second floor.  There is a waiting area where the proctor will come to meet you.

Yakima Test Site Driving Directions

Yakima – DSHS
1002 N. 16th Ave.
Yakima, WA 98902

Take I-82 East until you reach Exit #31 (it shows Naches, White and Chinook Pass). Stay right, merging onto Hwy 12. Take the North 16th Ave. exit. Turn right onto “J” Street to reach the DSHS parking lot. Testing is on the 2nd floor. You will need to check in at the information desk and they will tell you which room testing is being held in.

Spokane Valley Test Site Driving Directions

Spokane Valley Community Services Office - CSO
8517 East Trent Ave.
Spokane, WA 99212

(Test site for LTC occasional special test sessions only)