Enroll for Child Support Services

In most cases, these are the steps to open a child support case:

  • Print application paperwork from this website or
  • Call 1-800-457-6202 to have one mailed to you allowing 5-10 business days for delivery or 
  • Drop by any of our nine offices
  • Complete the forms to the best of your ability
  • Be sure to sign the forms
  • Mail or fax forms with any supporting documentation to:
    • By fax : toll free 1-866-668-9518
    • By Mail                               
                                   Division of Child Support
                                   Central Services
                                   P.O. Box 11520
                                  Tacoma, WA 98411

Once we receive your application, you will receive a letter within 7-10 days. Send one application for each noncustodial parent. If you have any questions about applying for child support services, please call 1-800-457-6202. Please read the following statements and find the one that best suits your situation so we may better serve your individual needs.

I want to receive child support            

Print, complete, sign, then mail, fax or bring us the following documents:

  • 18-078 Application (called a Nonassistance Support Enforcement Services application) (English)
  • 14-057 Child Support Enforcement Referral (English)

 

  • 18-078sp Application (Spanish)
  • 14-057sp Child Support Enforcement Referral (Spanish)

Keep the following for your records:

  • 16-072 Nonassistance Support Enforcement Information (English)
  • 16-072sp Nonassistance Support Enforcement Information (Spanish)

I  also want to receive reimbursement for child care 

Print, complete, sign, then mail, fax or bring us the following documents:

  • 18-607 Child Care Verification (English)
  • 18-607sp Child Care Verification (Spanish)

I want to receive child support and I have a child support order

Print, complete, sign, then mail, fax or bring us the following documents:

  • 18-078 Application (called a Nonassistance Support Enforcement Services application) (English)
  • 14-057 Child Support Enforcement Referral (English)
  • 18-433 Declaration of Support Payments (English)

 

  • 18-078sp Application (Spanish)
  • 14-057sp Child Support Enforcement Referral (Spanish)
  • 18-433sp Declaration of Support Payments (Spanish)

Keep the following for your records:

  • 16-072 Nonassistance Support Enforcement Information  (English)
  • 16-072sp Nonassistance Support Enforcement Information (Spanish)

I want to pay child support

Print, complete, sign then mail, fax or bring us the following documents:

  • 14-057B for paying parent complete the application (called the  Noncustodial Parent Child Support Enforcement Application) (English)
  • 14-057Bsp for paying parent complete the application (Spanish)

Keep the following for your records:

  • 16-107 Noncustodial Parent's Rights and Responsibilities (English)
  • 16-107sp Noncustodial Parent's Rights and Responsibilities (Spanish)

I just want the Child Support Schedule Worksheets and instructions