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Registration Forms

Effective January 1, 2020, RCW 82.45.033 regarding Controlling Interest, requires changes to data collected by our office. All Annual Report, Amended Annual Report, and Reinstatement filings must be submitted using the NEW 2020 paper forms or filed online in CCFS.

Expedited Service

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.

Paper Form File Online?
Articles of Incorporation - 24.03 Washington Nonprofit Corporation Yes
Articles of Incorporation -  24.06 Washington Nonprofit Corporation Miscellaneous and Mutual No
Articles of Amendment - 24.03 Washington Nonprofit Corporation Yes
Articles of Amendment - 24.06 Washington Nonprofit Miscellaneous and Mutal Corporation No
Articles of Dissolution - 24.03 Washington Nonprofit Corporation Yes
Application for Department of Revenue Clearance Certificate
Must be completed with Department of Revenue prior to filing dissolution.
No
Host Home Amendment No

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.

ALL INFORMATION PROVIDED TO THE SECRETARY OF STATE IS AVAILABLE FOR PUBLIC INSPECTION


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