If you have further questions regarding business filings or fees, need additional filing forms, or want to contact your state's business division, here is the agency's contact information.
Washington Secretary of State
801 Capitol Way South
P.O. Box 40234
Olympia, WA 98504-0234
If you have further questions regarding business taxes, need additional tax forms, or want to communicate with your state's tax division, here is the agency's contact information.
State of Washington
Department of Revenue
2101 4th Avenue, Suite 1400
Seattle, WA 98121-2300
FAX: (206) 727-5319
E-mail: E-mail Contact
Washington State Statutes
To research the State Statutes for Washington Profit Corporations, click here.
To research the State Statutes for Washington Nonprofit Corporations, click here.
To research the State Statutes for Washington LLCs and Partnerships, click here.
If your entity will be operating a business in the state, after it is formed, it is responsible for obtaining any and all business licenses required by the state & local agency(ies). There are often two types of licenses: General state &/or local licensing, to insure that your business pays all state and local taxes; and occupational licensing, often required in medical & technical fields, to insure that the business conforms to the state's regulations for its industry.
The Washington State Department of Licensing allows you to obtain your file your Master Business License Application online & by mail. Upon approval, your business will receive a Unified Business Identifier (UBI) number.
Occupational & Local Licensing
Contact your state or local agencies regarding any other licensing issues.