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
  • Early Learning, Department of – Version 1.0 (March 2017) PDF | Word
  • Health Care Facilities Authority – Version 1.0 (March 2017) PDF | Word
  • Parks and Recreation Commission – Version 1.0 (September 2016) PDF | Word
  • Washington State University – Version 1.1 (June 2017) PDF | Word
  • Central Washington University — Version 1.3 (June 2017) PDF | Word
  • Gambling Commission, State – Version 1.0 (March 2016)PDF | Word
  • Public Disclosure Commission – Version 1.0 (March 2016)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 1.1 (September 2015) PDF | Word
  • Agriculture, Department of — Version 1.2 (June 2016) PDF | Word
  • Archaeology and Historic Preservation, Department of — Version 1.3 (June 2016) PDF | Word
  • Corrections, Department of — Version 1.4 (September 2017) PDF | Word
  • Ecology, Department of — Version 1.3 (December 2016) 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 1.3 (December 2016) PDF | Word
  • Labor and Industries, Department of — Version 1.7 (August 2017) PDF | Word
  • Natural Resources, Department of — Version 1.1 (December 2015) PDF | Word
  • Revenue, Department of — Version 2.0 (June 2017) PDF | Word
  • Social and Health Services, Department of — Version 1.9 (March 2017) 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 1.3 (June 2015) PDF | Word
  • Financial Management, Office of — Version 1.3 (December 2016) 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 1.1 (June 2015) PDF | Word
  • State Treasurer, Office of the — Version 1.2 (March 2017) 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 2.0 (September 2017) PDF | Word
  • U.W. Medicine — Version 1.6 (December 2016) PDF | Word
  • Western Washington University — Version 2.0 (June 2017) 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