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Charities Registration Forms

Charities Forms (click on form to access) Instructions File Online?
Charitable Organization Registration / Renewal

Including the Washington State Combined Fund Drive

Charitable Organization Registration / Renewal Instructions

No
Charitable Organization or Combined Fund Drive Amendment Charitable Organization or Combined Fund Drive Amendment Instructions No
Optional Registration

Including the Combined Fund Drive

Optional Registration Instructions

Yes
Fundraising Service Contract Registration Form Fundraising Service Contract Registration Instructions No
Unified Registration Statement (URS)

The URS will not be accepted after September 12, 2014. You must complete the Charitable Organization Registration/Renewal in lieu of the URS.

No
Charitable Organization Report of Merger Charitable Organization Report of Merger Instructions No

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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 Fund-raiser Registration Forms

Registration Forms Specific to Charitable Trusts

Charitable Trust Forms (click on form to access) Instructions File Online?
Charitable Trust Application Charitable Trust Application Check List No

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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.