Here's a list of Washington agencies that businesses may need to work with. Visit business.wa.gov for a list of Washington State agencies, their services, and Small Business Liaison Team (SBLT) members ready to help you with your questions.
|Assistance with local, state, and federal business licensing regulations and environmental permitting.||Governor's Office for Regulatory Innovation and Assistance (ORIA)|
|Regulate Workers Compensation; employment standards and policies; workplace safety and health, and Contractor registration.||Dept. of Labor and Industries (L&I)|
|Regulate Unemployment Insurance, Paid Family Medical Leave, Labor Market Information, and Work-Source program.||Employment Security Dept.|
|Register Corporate Business Entities, Charitable Organizations, Trademarks, and Domestic Partnerships.||Secretary of State Corporations & Charities|
|Professional licenses such as Real Estate, Engineers, Notaries, and Cosmetology, and issue vehicle and boat registration, drivers license.||Dept. of Licensing|
|Regulate licensing and permitting services for Liquor, Cannabis, Tobacco, and Vapor products.||Liquor and Cannabis Board|