Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC)

Register as a Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC)

Any entity operating as a Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC) in Washington State must be registered by the state and listed on the department’s CCRC registry.  Beginning July 1, 2017, an entity that is not registered with the department may not represent itself, or refer to itself in advertising and marketing materials as a “registered continuing care retirement community” or continuing care retirement community as defined in Chapter 18.390 RCW.

To register with the department:

  • Complete the CCRC Registry Application (DSHS 14-547)
  • Make checks payable to Washington State Treasurer
  • Mail complete application to:
    CCRC Registry
    PO Box 45600
    Olympia, WA 98504-5600
  • The department shall issue the registration within sixty days of the receipt of the complete application, payment of fees, submission of disclosures, residency agreements, and the attestation.

Please direct any questions regarding CCRC registration to BAAU@dshs.wa.gov.

Consumer Complaint Form Office of the Attorney General Consumer Protection Division

***The department’s registration activities consist of reviewing an application for completeness and do not signify that the department has otherwise issued a certification or license to the continuing care retirement community or any of its component parts.