General Information for all Commercial Fundraisers

Expedited Service – Do you need your documents filed in a hurry? The Charities Program offers expedited service for in-person and mail transactions. The expedite fee is $50 per entity and is in addition to regular filing fees. (In-person expedited service requests received before 3:30 p.m. will be processed the same day, usually within one hour.)

To receive expedited service by mail, enclose $50 per entity (in addition to regular fees) and write "EXPEDITE" in bold letters on the outside of the envelope. Your request will be processed within two working days of receipt or as soon thereafter as possible.

Forms and Information to File a New Commercial Fundraiser

Forms and Information to File Annual Renewals

The Commercial Fundraiser Renewal Form is not available online. Renewal forms are automatically generated approximately 60 days prior to the organizations renewal due date. Certain sections of the renewal form are pre-filled with existing registration information that is extracted directly from the Charities database. However, if needed, organizations may contact the Charities Program directly at (360) 725-0378 or by email at charities@sos.wa.gov to request a manually generated form.

Commercial Fundraiser Registration Renewal Reminder...

Fiscal Year End Date Renewal Due Date
Jan 31 June 15
Feb 29 July 15
March 31 Aug 15
April 30 Sept 15
May 31 Oct 15
June 30 Nov 15
July 31 Dec 15
Aug 31 Jan 15
Sept 30 Feb 15
Oct 31 Mar 15
Nov 30 April 15
Dec 31 May 15

Other Commercial Fundraiser Registration Forms

Resources for Commercial Fundraisers