The Secretary of State’s Corporations and Charities Division will be open and doing business as usual, even if there is a state government shutdown. Annual report filings provided by the Department of Revenue’s Business Licensing Service (BLS) will not be available as of June 27th. Reminder: the Secretary of State does not have the authority to answer tax and BLS questions on the Department of Revenue’s behalf.

Profit Corporations, Online and Paper Registration

Washington Profit Corporation


Foreign (non Washington) Profit Corporation

  • File Online! - Fee $200 (Due to exceptionally heavy volumes, expedited and online filings may take up to 7 business days to complete)
  • RCW 23.95 Article 4

For Profit Professional Service Corporation

  • File Online! - Fee $200 (Due to exceptionally heavy volumes, expedited and online filings may take up to 7 business days to complete)
  • RCW 18

Social Purpose Corporation