Public Records Requests

Submitting public records request with the Office of the State Treasurer

Make a Public Records Request



OST does not have Unclaimed Property records. Please see the Department of Revenue’s searchable database:

Washington's Unclaimed Property Program



The Office of the State Treasurer provides records as required by the Washington State Public Records Act Chapter 42.56 RCW.

How to file a public records request


We prefer public records requests be made online via our records request portal, NextRequest. Our online records request portal is a secure platform for communicating your records needs, tracking your request status, and easily receiving documents of any type or size. Make a public records request


Washington State Treasurer
Attn: Public Records Office
416 Sid Snyder Avenue, SW
P.O. Box 40200
Olympia, WA 98504-0200


Phone: 360.902.8907


Information to include in a public records request

A request should contain the following information:

  • Name, address and telephone number or e-mail address of the person requesting the record;
  • Date on which the request is being made; and
  • Description of the record(s) requested.


Potential costs of a public records request

There is no cost for in-person inspection of public records in our office in Olympia during normal business hours. We try to supply public records electronically whenever possible. We reserve the right to charge the actual cost for producing records whether in paper or electronic form.

Click here for the OST Public Records Fee Schedule.


Public Records Officer, Legal Affairs