The offering of franchises in Washington is governed by RCW 19.100.

Franchisors must register their franchise offerings prior to offering in Washington, unless the offering qualifies for one of the exemptions contained in RCW 19.100.030. Filing requirements are summarized in the Frequently Asked Questions Section.

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Questions? Contact Us

If you have questions about the requirements for franchising in Washington, or to check to see whether a particular franchise has filed with the Division of Securities, please contact Trang Pham at or call 360-902-8738.