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Public Records

The Board of Accountancy follows the Public Records Act regarding disclosure of its public records.

All records available for public disclosure are:

  • Processed by the Public Records Officer
  • Indexed through the agency’s approved retention schedule
  • Sent by mail unless you request to view or copy at the Board office
  • Issued through the Board’s office at 711 Capitol Way South, Suite 400, Olympia, WA  98501
  • Available between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, excluding holidays

Requesting Public Records

To request copies of public records complete the Public Records Request form and submit by:

Your request must include:

  • The date
  • The specific record(s) you are requesting
  • Your name, address, and telephone number

Delays completing your request may occur when:

  • Your request is too broad or too vague and the agency must request clarification
  • Other agencies or persons affected by the request must be contacted (RCW 42.56.540 allows the Board to notify persons named in the record prior to disclosure of the record)

 

List requests obtained through public disclosure that identify credentialed individuals

Educational organizations and professional associations must apply for and receive recognition by the Board before the Board may provide a list of individuals.  The requesting organization must provide sufficient information to satisfy the approving authority that the requested list is primarily:

  • NOT used for any commercial purpose
  • NOT used to contact credentialed persons as part of a profit seeking business activity

You must submit a List Request Form before requests will be honored.