Records Retention Schedule for All State Agencies

  • State Government General Records Retention Schedule - Version 6.0 (June 2016) PDF | Word

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.

Summary of changes from Version 5.1 to Version 6.0 (June 2016)

Records Retention Schedules for Specific State Government Sectors

  • Community and Technical Colleges (February 1998 - Updated April 2007) PDF

Records Retention Schedules for Specific State Agencies

  • Blind, Department of Services to the — Version 1.0 (March 2017) PDF | Word
  • Children, Youth, and Families, Department of — Version 2.0 (July 2019) PDF | Word
  • Commerce, Department of — Version 1.2 (August 2018) PDF | Word
  • Administrative Hearings, Office of — Version 1.0 (June 2018) PDF | Word
  • Eastern Washington University — Version 1.0 (December 2017) PDF | Word
  • Traffic Safety Commission, Washington — Version 1.0 (December 2017) PDF | Word
  • Health Care Facilities Authority – Version 1.0 (March 2017) PDF | Word
  • State Parks and Recreation Commission – Version 1.1 (August 2018) PDF | Word
  • Washington State University — Version 1.2 (June 2019) PDF | Word
  • Central Washington University — Version 1.4 (August 2019) PDF | Word
  • Gambling Commission, State — Version 1.0 (March 2016)PDF | Word
  • Public Disclosure Commission — Version 1.1 (February 2019)PDF | Word
  • 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 1.2 (February 2019) PDF | Word
  • Agriculture, Department of — Version 1.3 (October 2018) PDF | Word
  • Archaeology and Historic Preservation, Department of — Version 1.3 (June 2016) PDF | Word
  • Corrections, Department of — Version 1.5 (April 2018) PDF | Word
  • Ecology, Department of — Version 1.4 (April 2018) PDF | Word
  • Enterprise Services, Department of — Version 2.0 (December 2016) PDF | Word
  • Financial Institutions, Department of — Version 1.0 (December 2012) PDF | Word
  • Fish and Wildlife, Department of — Version 1.10 (December 2016) PDF | Word
  • Health, Department of — Version 1.4 (June 2019) PDF | Word
  • Labor and Industries, Department of — Version 1.8 (June 2018) PDF | Word
  • Natural Resources, Department of — Version 1.2 (December 2017) PDF | Word
  • Revenue, Department of — Version 2.0 (June 2017) PDF | Word
  • Social and Health Services, Department of — Version 2.0 (July 2019) PDF | Word
  • Transportation, Department of — Version 1.6 (June 2019) PDF | Word
  • Health Care Authority — Version 1.6 (July 2018) PDF | Word
  • Joint Legislative Audit and Review Committee — Version 1.0 (December 2014) PDF | Word
  • Military Department — Version 1.4 (December 2017) PDF | Word
  • Financial Management, Office of — Version 1.5 (February 2019) PDF | Word
  • Attorney General, Office of the — Version 1.2 (April 2019) PDF | Word
  • Governor, Office of the — Version 1.4 (August 2018) PDF | Word
  • Secretary of State, Office of the — Version 1.2 (June 2019) PDF | Word
  • State Treasurer, Office of the — Version 1.6 (February 2019) PDF | Word
  • Superintendent of Public Instruction, Office of the — Version 1.5 (June 2016) 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 1.1 (December 2015) 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 2.8 (August 2019) PDF | Word
  • Pilotage Commissioners, Board of — Version 1.0 (December 2018) PDF | Word
  • U.W. Medicine — Version 1.8 (August 2018) PDF | Word
  • Utilities and Transportation Commission — Version 1.1 (April 2019) PDF | Word
  • Western Washington University — Version 3.1 (April 2019) PDF | Word
  • Evergreen State College, The — Version 1.0 (December 2015)PDF | Word
  • Lottery, Washington State — Version 1.1 (September 2017)PDF | Word
  • Student Achievement Council — Version 1.0 (June 2017)PDF | Word
  • Criminal Justice Training Commission — Version 1.0 (April 2018)PDF | Word
  • Insurance Commissioner, Office of the — Version 1.1 (February 2019)PDF | Word