DFI Public Records

All records maintained by the Washington State Department of Financial Institutions (DFI) are available for inspection unless law specifically exempts them. See: List of Records Exempt from Public Record Requests

COVID-19 Updates

  • Summary of Proclamation 20-28. This proclamation temporarily prohibits in-person contacts with the public that are required by the Open Public Meetings Act (OPMA) (RCW 42.30) and the Public Records Act (PRA) (RCW 42.56), suspending some statutory language that would require such contacts. This proclamation also temporarily suspends the PRA’s requirements for agencies to respond to PRA requests for public records within five business days from receipt, and to maintain business hours for public inspection and copying of records for a minimum of 30 hours per week. It is effective from March 24, 2020 until midnight, April 23, 2020, unless extended beyond that date. Please read the proclamation for details and to see the list of citations to the specific OPMA and PRA statutes or portions of statutes that are temporarily suspended.
  • The proclamation also temporarily suspends the PRA requirement that agency offices must be open for public inspection and copying of public records for a minimum of 30 hours per week.
  • The proclamation also temporarily suspends the PRA requirement that agencies respond to PRA requests within five business days.

Requesting Public Records

Please fill out the Public Records Request Form to submit a public records request.

DFI Public Records Request Form
DFI Public Records Fee Schedule

DFI Public Records Index

Record How to Obtain
Agency Strategic Plan Obtain Online

Available online.
Alien Bank Branches and Trust Companies Call Reports To obtain call reports for alien bank branches and trust companies submit a public records request using the public records request form above.
Applications for Banks Submit a public records request using the public records request form above. Includes new banks, new branches, mergers, conversion, amendments to articles, and reorganizations.
Applications for Credit Unions Submit a public records request using the public records request form above. Includes new credit unions, out of state branches, mergers, and conversion.
Applications for Non Depository Entities and Branches Submit a public records request using the public records request form above. Includes check cashers and sellers, payday lenders, mortgage brokers, loan originators, consumer loan companies, escrow agents and officers.
Applications for Trust Companies Submit a public records request using the public records request form above.
Articles of Conversion for Banks To request Articles of Conversion for banks, submit a public records request using the public records request form above.
Articles of Conversion for Credit Unions To request Articles of Conversion for credit unions, submit a public records request using the public records request form above.
Articles of Incorporation for Banks (Including amendments) - To request Articles of Incorporation for banks, submit a public records request using the public records request form above.
Articles of Incorporation for Credit Unions To request Articles of Incorporation for credit unions, submit a public records request using the public records request form above.
Banks Call Reports Obtain Online

The FDIC publishes call reports on its Web site.
Banks Interpretive Letters Obtain Online

Obtain online from DFI's website.
Bonding and Surety Information Obtain Online

Obtain online through DFI's license verification system. For mortgage brokers, escrow agents, consumer loan companies, money transmitters, currency exchangers, check cashers and sellers, and payday lenders.
Bulletins for Banks Obtain Online

Bulletins from the Division of Banks are available online.
Bulletins for Check Cashers and Sellers (Payday Lenders) Submit a public records request using the public records request form above.
Bulletins for Consumer Loan Companies Submit a public records request using the public records request form above.
Bulletins for Credit Unions Obtain Online

Bulletins from the Division of Credit Unions are available online.
Bulletins for Escrow Agents and Officers Submit a public records request using the public records request form above.
Bulletins for Money Transmitters & Currency Exchangers Submit a public records request to using the public records request form above.
Bulletins for Mortgage Brokers Submit a public records request using the public records request form above.

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