State Government Records Retention Schedules

Records Retention Schedule for All State Government Agencies

State Government General Records Retention Schedule - Version 5.1 (August 2011)

This records retention schedule authorizes the destruction/transfer of public records documenting common functions and activities of state government agencies, including universities and community and technical colleges. It is to be used in conjunction with the other approved schedules that relate to the unique functions of the agency.

Available formats: PDF | Word

Summary of changes from Version 5.0 to Version 5.1 (August 2011)

 

Records Retention Schedules for Specific State Government Sectors

  • Community and Technical Colleges Records Retention Schedule (February 1998) - PDF

 

Records Retention Schedules for Specific State Government Agencies

  • Board for Volunteer Firefighters and Reserve Officers Records Retention Schedule - Version 1.0 (March 2014) - PDF | Word
  • Board of Accountancy Records Retention Schedule - Version 1.1 (September 2012) - PDF | Word
  • Consolidated Technology Services Records Retention Schedule - Version 1.0 (December 2011) - PDF | Word
  • Department of Agriculture Records Retention Schedule - Version 1.0 (September 2012) - PDF | Word
  • Department of Archaeology and Historic Preservation Records Retention Schedule - Version 1.0 (March 2014) - PDF | Word
  • Department of Corrections Records Retention Schedule - Version 1.1 (December 2013) - PDF | Word
  • Department of Ecology Records Retention Schedule - Version 1.2 (September 2012) - PDF | Word
  • Department of Enterprise Services Records Retention Schedule - Version 1.2 (December 2013) - PDF | Word
  • Department of Financial Institutions Records Retention Schedule - Version 1.0 (December 2012) - PDF | Word
  • Department of Fish and Wildlife Records Retention Schedule - Version 1.6 (June 2014) - PDF | Word
  • Department of Health Records Retention Schedule - Version 1.1 (December 2013) - PDF | Word
  • Department of Labor and Industries Records Retention Schedule - Version 1.3 (September 2014) - PDF | Word
  • Department of Revenue Records Retention Schedule - Version 1.0 (June 2014) - PDF | Word
  • Department of Social and Health Services Records Retention Schedule - Version 1.4 (June 2014) - PDF | Word
  • Department of Transportation Records Retention Schedule - Version 1.4 (September 2014) - PDF | Word
  • Health Care Authority Records Retention Schedule - Version 1.4 (June 2014) - PDF | Word
  • Military Department Records Retention Schedule - Version 1.2 (June 2013) - PDF | Word
  • Office of Financial Management Records Retention Schedule - Version 1.1 (December 2012) - PDF | Word
  • Office of the Attorney General Records Retention Schedule - Version 1.1 (March 2014) - PDF | Word
  • Office of the Governor Records Retention Schedule - Version 1.2 (September 2013) - PDF | Word
  • Office of the State Treasurer Records Retention Schedule - Version 1.0 (September 2012) - PDF | Word
  • Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction Records Retention Schedule - Version 1.3 (September 2014) - PDF | Word
  • Pollution Liability Insurance Agency Records Retention Schedule - Version 1.1 (June 2014) - PDF | Word
  • Public Employment Relations Commission Records Retention Schedule - Version 1.0 (March 2014) - PDF | Word
  • Recreation and Conservation Office Records Retention Schedule - Version 1.0 (September 2014) - PDF | Word
  • State Auditor's Office Records Retention Schedule - Version 1.0 (December 2011) - PDF | Word
  • State Investment Board Records Retention Schedule - Version 1.1 (September 2014) - PDF | Word
  • Supreme Court Records Retention Schedule - Version 1.0 (March 2013) - PDF | Word
  • University of Washington Records Retention Schedule - Version 1.8 (September 2014) - PDF | Word
  • U.W. Medicine Records Retention Schedule - Version 1.2 (September 2014) - PDF | Word
  • Western Washington University Records Retention Schedule - Version 1.0 (September 2014) - PDF | Word