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Charities Registration Forms

Name Comments Available Online
Charitable Organization Registration / Renewal Including the Washington State Combined Fund Drive
Charitable Organization Registration / Renewal Instructions Including the Washington State Combined Fund Drive
Suggested Guidelines to Complete the Solicitation Report
Charitable Organization or Combined Fund Drive Amendment
Charitable Organization or Combined Fund Drive Amendment Instructions
Optional Registration Including the Combined Fund Drive Start
Optional Registration Instructions Including the Combined Fund Drive
Fundraising Service Contract Registration Form Fundraising Service Contract Registration Instructions
Unified Registration Statement (URS)
Washington State Unified Registration Statement Addendum Including the Washington State Combined Fund Drive
Washington State Unified Registration Statement Addendum Instructions Including the Washington State Combined Fund Drive
Charitable Organization Report of Merger
Charitable Organization Report of Merger Instructions

For those who need their documents in a hurry, the Charities Program offers "Expedited Service" for in-person and mail transactions. The fee is $50 per entity and is in addition to the required filing fee, but will expedite the submission to receive priority handling and should be processed within 2 to 3 business days of receipt.

Commercial Fundraiser Registration Forms

Name Comments Available Online
Commercial Fundraiser Registration / Renewal
Commercial Fundraiser Registration / Renewal Instructions
Commercial Fundraiser Surety Bond
Commercial Fundraiser Amendment
Commercial Fundraiser Amendment Instructions

Registration Forms Specific to Charitable Trusts

Name Comments Available Online
Charitable Trust Application Check List
Charitable Trust Application

Request a Charitable Trust Renewal Form by emailing the Trust Program at trustinfo@sos.wa.gov.  Please include the name of the Charitable Trust and the Employer Identification Number (EIN) in your request.