Active Bystandership for Law Enforcement (ABLE) Project. The Washington State Criminal Justice Training Commission has been accepted into the Active Bystandership for Law Enforcement (ABLE) Project, Georgetown University Law Center’s national training and support initiative for U.S. law enforcement agencies committed to building a culture of peer intervention that prevents harm. If you have none of these items and your state requires a SSN to obtain a driver's license, you must apply for a SSN if you're eligible for one. If not, you can't get a driver's license in your state. Social Security Number Substitute. Even if you don't have a Social Security number, you can still apply for a driver's license in some states. State-recognized Indian tribes are not federally recognized; however, federally recognized tribes may also be state-recognized. Tribal constitutions determine the criteria for an individual's tribal enrollment, for more information regarding the process of tribal membership and enrollment, please visit the federal Department of Interior website. Washington state encodes your last name, first and middle initial, and your date of birth in your driver's license number. These license numbers look like the following: LLLLLFMYYXmb WOO**JT547KA WALKECR577DU. The above licenses are for "John T. Woo," born on May 1st, 1946, and "Christopher R. Walken," born on March 31st, 1943.