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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 the records at the Board's 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:

  • Email:
  • Fax: (360) 664-9190
  • Mail:

    ​WA State Board of Accountancy
    Attn: Public Records Officer
    PO Box 9131
    Olympia, WA 98507-9131

Your request must include:

  • The date of your request
  • 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)

Lists of Credentialed Individuals

Lists of CPAs are only provided to educational organizations and professional associations recognized by the Board. 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.