Washington Administrative Code
Title 434 - Secretary of State
Chapter 434-840 - Address confidentiality program
Section 434-840-010 - Application process

Universal Citation: WA Admin Code 434-840-010

Current through Register Vol. 22-12, June 15, 2022

(1) The secretary of state shall certify an applicant as a program participant when the secretary of state receives an application that contains:

(a) The full legal name and date of birth of the applicant(s);

(b) A listing of all minor children residing at the residential address, each minor child's full legal name, and each minor child's date of birth, and each minor child's relationship to the applicant;

(c) A listing of all adults residing at the residential address requesting participation, each adult's full legal name, date of birth, and relationship to the applicant;

(d) The applicant's actual Washington state residential address;

(e) The telephone number of the applicant(s);

(f) The address to which mail should be sent, this may be the same as the residential address;

(g) A sworn statement, under penalty of perjury, by the applicant, that the applicant has good reason to believe either:
(i) That the applicant, or the minor or incapacitated person on whose behalf the application is made, is a victim of domestic violence, sexual assault, trafficking, or stalking, and that the applicant fears for their safety or the safety of their children, or the safety of any minor children or incapacitated person on whose behalf the application is made; or

(ii) That the applicant, as a criminal justice participant as defined in RCW 9A.46.020, is a target for threats or harassment prohibited under RCW 9A.46.020.

(h) The state of Washington personnel number, if the applicant or any of the persons covered by the application is a Washington state employee;

(i) The applicant's signature;

(j) The date on which the applicant signed the application;

(k) The signature, printed name, and phone number of the application assistant designated by the secretary of state under RCW 40.24.080 who assisted in preparation of the application;
(1) A designation of the secretary of state to act as legal agent for purposes of service of process and for the purpose of receipt of mail.

(2) The completed application and any additional materials shall be submitted to the secretary of state; and

(3) If the completed application does not meet the requirements of this part, the secretary of state will contact the applicant to obtain missing information. The applicant shall be certified only if the missing information is provided.

Amended by WSR 19-12-002, Filed 5/22/2019, effective 6/22/2019

Amended by WSR 22-04-086, Filed 1/31/2022, effective 3/3/2022

Statutory Authority: RCW 40.24.090. 08-23-094, § 434-840-010, filed 11/19/08, effective 12/20/08; 98-19-063, § 434-840-010, filed 9/16/98, effective 10/17/98. Statutory Authority: 1991 c 23. 91-20-074, § 434-840-010, filed 9/26/91, effective 10/27/91.

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