For those who need their documents in a hurry, the Corporations Division offers expedited service for in-person and paper mail transactions. The fee for expedited service is $50 per entity and mailed expedited filings are generally processed within 2 – 3 business days. For fastest service, in-person expedited service requests received before 3:30pm will be processed the same day, usually within one hour.
Domestic: A business that has registered under the laws of the State of Washington.
Foreign: A business that was created outside of Washington State.
Click on a business type to view the available paper forms and links to online filing.
- Domestic Limited Liability Company (LLC)
- Domestic Profit Corporation
- Domestic Nonprofit Corporation
Filing Nonprofit Articles of Incorporation?
If your nonprofit organization is, or plans to fundraise from the public, it may also be required to register with the Charities Program of the Secretary of State. Registration with the Charities Program is separate from and in addition to filings required under corporate law; Please visit the Charities Program to review the registration requirements and registration forms.
- Domestic Limited Partnerships (LP)
Paper Form File Online? Certificate of Limited Partnership (LP) - Washington Limited Partnership Yes Amended Certificate of Limited Partnership - Washington Limited Partnership Yes Statement of Termination - Washington Limited Partnership Yes
- Domestic Limited Liability Partnerships (LLP)
Paper Form File Online? Registration - Washington Limited Liability Partnership (LLP) Yes Amended Certificate of Washington Limited Liability Partnership Yes Limited Liability Partnership - Notice of Withdrawal Yes
Paper Form Trademark Registration Trademark Renewal Trademark Reservation Trademark Amendment Trademark Assignment Trademark Correction
- Maintenance Forms
- Registered Agent Forms