Washington Fundraising Registration Requirements

Washington law requires that charitable organizations and institutions that solicit contributions in or from this state register with the Secretary of State. The Washington law governing charity registration is found in RCW Title 19.09 and Title 24.

To register in Washington:

Complete the Charitable Organization Registration and mail to:

      Secretary of State
      Charities Program
      PO Box 40234
      Olympia, WA 98504

Initial Filing Fee: $60

Annual Renewal: Yes

Annual Renewal Fee: $40

Extension Available: Automatic

Does charitable registration require Corporate Registration: No

Does charitable registration require a Registered Agent: No

Please contact us if you would like us to complete your registrations for you.