Verify Workers' Comp Coverage

Does your contractor or other employer have a paid-up workers' comp account?

Verify that employers and building trades contractors are registered as a business in Washington and in good standing with L&I by using these online services.


Did you know...
Under Washington State law*, you or your business could be liable for the unpaid workers' compensation (industrial insurance) premiums of any business you hire or contract with. More...
(*RCW 51.12.070)

See more. Verify that an employer's workers' comp coverage is paid up.

Building trades

See more. Verify that a building trades contractor is registered, bonded and insured to work in Washington.

See more. Check L&I's list of infractions issued to building trades contractors and plumbers.

See more. Verify that an employer or independent contractor's Department of Revenue tax registration account is active (

Farm labor contractors

See more. Verify that a Farm Labor Contractor is licensed by Washington State.

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