Participants may use the substitute address when they interact with state and local government agencies. If they present an ACP authorization card, state and local government agencies are legally required to accept the ACP substitute address as the participant’s address when creating a new public record (RCW 40.24.050). The substitute address may be used in place of the participant’s home, work, school, or mailing address.
Agencies are prohibited from requiring the participant to disclose the address of actual residence.
The ACP substitute address may be used on public records such as:
- Driver licenses/identification cards/vehicle registration
- Voter registrations
- School records
- Public library cards
- Social services records (nutrition assistance, child support, cash assistance, etc.)
- Police reports including incident reports, citations, witness statements and arrest reports
- Court documents
For efficient service, please call the program in advance at (360) 753-2972 or (800) 822-1065.
The ACP has updated program participant authorization cards. Both card formats are valid through December 31, 2020. All program participants will be issued a new card by December 31, 2020. New ACP Authorization Card Images
Agency staff are encouraged to contact ACP at (360) 753-2972 to verify if participants are still actively enrolled in the ACP.
Agency staff are allowed to make a copy of the card. Agency staff are encouraged to contact ACP at (360) 753-2972
to verify if participants are still actively enrolled in the ACP.
The Secretary of State serves as the participant’s legal agent for service of process. Staff may accept service on behalf of the program participant (WAC 434-840-080).
Service of process by mail:
P.O. Box 257
Olympia WA 98507-0257
Service of process in-person:
Secretary of State Office
416 Sid Snyder Ave SW
Olympia WA 98504
Please include the participants name and PMB. Please mark the outside of the envelope that contains the documents to be served with “Service of Process”. This ensures the proper tracking of the service received.