The Washington State Department of Financial Institutions' Division of Banks regulates trust companies in Washington state. Here you'll find information about applications, forms, laws and rules, and more.

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Applications and Forms

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Frequently Asked Questions
    Answers to frequently asked questions about banks and bank/trust company regulation in Washington state.

Opinions and Rulemaking

  • Opinions and Interpretive Letters
    Opinions from the Division of Banks clarifying laws and rules applicable to Washington banks, business development corporations, and trust companies.
  • Rulemaking
    Current rulemaking activity being conducted by the Division of Banks.

Laws and Regulation

  • RCW 11
    Probate and Trust Law
  • RCW 30B
    Washington Trust Institutions Act
  • WAC 208-528
    New State Banks and Trust Companies - Application and Investigation
  • WAC 208-536
    Administration of Trust Companies -- Investments, Etc
  • WAC 208-544
    Schedule of Costs of Examinations

Trust Companies We Regulate

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