May 11, 2022 -- The Corporations and Charities Filing System (CCFS) is currently experiencing service interruptions. We appreciate your patience as we work to get things back to normal
NONPROFIT CORPORATIONS: May 6, 2022 - CCFS is being updated to reflect changes to nonprofit corporation laws under RCW 24.03A. Currently, all nonprofit filings will be completed by paper forms while we work to provide online filing options. We are processing documents in the order received and there will be delays. If your documents were recently submitted, please disregard any automated late notices while we work to get all records updated on the website. Paper documents must be received in our office before their due date; once they have been entered into the system the record will reflect accurately. If you have any questions concerning this matter please let us know by using one of the methods available on the Contact Us page.
For those who need their documents in a hurry, the Corporations Division offers expedited service for online, in-person, and paper mail transactions. The fee for expedited paper and in-person service is $50 per entity. All online submissions are expedited at $20 per entity (in addition to regular fees).Online and paper expedited filings are generally processed in 2 business days. For fastest service, in-person expedited service requests received before 3:30 p.m. 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.