Requesting Public Records
All records maintained by the Washington State Department of Financial Institutions (DFI) are available for inspection unless law specifically exempts them.
DFI is committed to responding to all public records requests in a timely manner.
Browse DFI's Public Records Index
DFI's Public Records Index includes information on how to obtain or request a public record.
What Type Of Record Are You Looking For?
Consumer Information & Alerts
Information and alerts by DFI for consumers.
General Agency Information
DFI Annual reports and strategic plans.
Communication To Industry
Industry commission documents, interpretive statements, policy statements, and bulletins.
Number of complaints against an entity and information about closed complaints.
Closed investigations conducted by DFI against companies and individuals.
Licensing & Registration
Licensing and registration information for companies and individuals.
Actions taken by DFI against companies and individuals.
Examination reports for entities licensed and registered by DFI.
Banks & Credit Unions Call Reports
Call reports for Washington chartered banks and credit unions.
Articles Of Incorporation & Conversion
Articles of incorporation and conversion for Washington chartered banks and credit unions.
Records Exempt From Public Record Requests
A public record often contains information that is exempt from public disclosure.
Can't Find What You Are Looking For In The Public Records Index?
- Fill out a public records request form. Each division at DFI maintains its own public records request form.
- Mail the completed form to the address shown in the upper left hand corner of the form.
- DFI will respond to your request within 5 days. DFI may ask for additional information or provide you with an estimate of when the records will be made available to you.
Public Records Request Forms
Division Of Administration Records Request Form (PDF)*
The Division of Administration performs functions in the areas of legislation, communications, budget and accounting, information technology and support, human resources, and facilities.
Division Of Banks Records Request Form (PDF)*
The Division of Banks regulates commercial banks, trust companies, savings banks, savings and loan associations, foreign banks, and SBA (7a) lenders incorporated in Washington.
Division Of Consumer Services Records Request Form (PDF)*
The Division of Consumer Services licenses and regulates business activities of consumer loan companies, mortgage brokers, escrow agents, escrow officers, check cashers, check sellers, payday lenders, and money service providers
Division Of Credit Unions Records Request Form (PDF)*
The Division of Credit Unions regulates state-chartered credit unions licensed to operate in Washington.
Division Of Securities Records Request Form (PDF)*
The Division of Securities regulates securities investments, franchises, business opportunities, and off-exchange commodities sold in Washington and the firms and individuals that sell these products or provide investment advice.
Request A Form Be Sent Via Mail
If you would like a public disclosure request form to be sent to you via mail, please call us at (360) 902-8700 or toll free at 1-877-RING DFI (746-4334)
Public Records Laws and Rules
|RCW 42.56||Public Records Laws|
|WAC 208-12||Public Records Rules|
If you need assistance or have a question, feel free to call us at 1-877-RING DFI (746-4334).
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