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Public Records Fee Schedule

Office of Minority and Women’s Business Enterprises

Public Records Fee Schedule


No Fee.

Inspection by requester at agency office in Olympia.

No Fee.

Requester accessing or downloading records the office routinely posts on its web site.


$0.15 per page.

Photograph of paper records or printed (paper) copies of electronic records (applies if requester asks for paper copies).

$0.10 per page.

Electronic copy of scanned paper record (applies if paper copies need scanned in order to produce in electronic format).

$0.05 for each four electronic files or attachments.

Files and attachments loaded and delivered via digital storage media (CD, DVD, or thumb drive) or email.

$0.10 per gigabyte.

Files and attachments uploaded and delivered via digital storage media (CD, DVD, or thumb drive) or email.

Actual cost: $3.75.

Records on CD - includes cost of the CD, disc sleeve, mailer, and postage.

Actual cost: $4.13 plus postage.

Records on DVD - includes cost of DVD, disc sleeve, and mailer.

Actual cost: $6.67 plus postage.

Records on thumb drive - includes cost of thumb drive and mailer.

Actual cost: Amount dependent on size of container or envelope.

Container or envelope used to mail paper or other types of record copies.

Actual cost: Amount dependent upon weight and United States Postal Service or other delivery service rates.

Postage or delivery charges.

  • Copy charges above may be combined to the extent more than one type of charge applies to copies responsive to a particular request.
  • Copy charges are assessed for each installment of records provided to the requestor.
  • Copy charges above may be waived when the expense of processing the payment exceeds the costs of providing the copies.

Other Copying Charges

Varying Cost: Other Statutes.

RCW 42.56.130: Other authorized costs for records pursuant to laws outside RCW 42.56.

Varying Cost: Actual outside vendor cost.

Records sent to an outside vendor due to their unusual size, format, or other factors making copying by the office unfeasible. Delivery and container costs apply.

Customized Service

Varying cost: Actual cost based upon request.

Data compilations prepared or accessed as a customized service. Cost is in addition to above fees for copies, including mailing, delivery, and container costs.


10% of estimated cost to complete request.

The OMWBE may require a 10% deposit for providing copies per RCW 42.56.120.