State Agencies Records Retention Schedules

Records Retention Schedule for All State 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 (February 1998) PDF

Records Retention Schedules for Specific State Agencies

  • Economic and Revenue Forecast Council — Version 1.0 (March 2015) PDF | Word
  • Environmental and Land Use Hearings Office — Version 1.0 (March 2015) PDF | Word
  • Volunteer Firefighters and Reserve Officers, Board for — Version 1.0 (March 2014) PDF | Word
  • Accountancy, Board of — Version 1.1 (September 2012) PDF | Word
  • Industrial Insurance Appeals, Board of — Version 1.0 (December 2014) PDF | Word
  • Tax Appeals, Board of — Version 1.0 (December 2014) PDF | Word
  • Consolidated Technology Services — Version 1.0 (December 2011) PDF | Word
  • Agriculture, Department of — Version 1.0 (September 2012) PDF | Word
  • Archaeology and Historic Preservation, Department of — Version 1.1 (December 2014) PDF | Word
  • Corrections, Department of — Version 1.2 (March 2015) PDF | Word
  • Ecology, Department of — Version 1.2 (September 2012) PDF | Word
  • Enterprise Services, Department of — Version 1.2 (December 2013) PDF | Word
  • Financial Institutions, Department of — Version 1.0 (December 2012) PDF | Word
  • Fish and Wildlife, Department of — Version 1.6 (June 2014) PDF | Word
  • Health, Department of — Version 1.1 (December 2013) PDF | Word
  • Labor and Industries, Department of — Version 1.4 (December 2014) PDF | Word
  • Natural Resources, Department of — Version 1.0 (December 2014) PDF | Word
  • Revenue, Department of — Version 1.0 (June 2014) PDF | Word
  • Social and Health Services, Department of — Version 1.5 (March 2015) PDF | Word
  • Transportation, Department of — Version 1.4 (September 2014) PDF | Word
  • Health Care Authority — Version 1.5 (December 2014) PDF | Word
  • Joint Legislative Audit and Review Committee — Version 1.0 (December 2014) PDF | Word
  • Military Department — Version 1.2 (June 2013) PDF | Word
  • Financial Management, Office of the — Version 1.1 (December 2012) PDF | Word
  • Attorney General, Office of the — Version 1.1 (March 2014) PDF | Word
  • Governor, Office of the — Version 1.3 (March 2015) PDF | Word
  • Secretary of State, Office of the — Version 1.0 (December 2014) PDF | Word
  • State Treasurer, Office of the — Version 1.0 (September 2012) PDF | Word
  • Superintendent of Public Instruction, Office of the — Version 1.3 (September 2014) PDF | Word
  • Pollution Liability Insurance Agency — Version 1.1 (June 2014) PDF | Word
  • Public Employment Relations Commission — Version 1.0 (March 2014) PDF | Word
  • Recreation and Conservation Office — Version 1.0 (September 2014) PDF | Word
  • Auditor's Office, State — Version 1.0 (December 2011) PDF | Word
  • Investment Board, State — Version 1.1 (September 2014) PDF | Word
  • Supreme Court — Version 1.0 (March 2013) PDF | Word
  • University of Washington — Version 1.10 (March 2015) PDF | Word
  • U.W. Medicine — Version 1.4 (March 2015) PDF | Word
  • Western Washington University — Version 1.1 (March 2015) PDF | Word