Use this site to apply for various state and local benefits.  This process takes about 60 minutes.

You may need to provide the following information about the people in your home:

  • Name
  • Date of Birth
  • Citizenship or Alien Status
  • Social Security Number
  • Income
  • Assets and Resources
  • Housing Costs
  • Utilities
  • Childcare Costs
  • Other Household Circumstances

If you are logged into an account, the information you enter is automatically saved after each page and kept for 90 days.  If you do not have an account, you must select the 'Save and Finish Later' button and save with a Temporary Access Code.

To apply for Washington Apple Health programs that cover children, parent/caretaker with children, pregnant women, or adults 18 to 64 years old, go to Washington Healthplanfinder by clicking here.

Use the buttons at the bottom of the page to move within the application. If you ever need to return to a specific page, select the page name in the navigation menu to the left of the screen.

The Application for Benefits (DSHS) is also available in the following languages:

Additional languages are available here.

See If You Qualify 

Find out what services you might be eligible for by completing See If I Qualify

Processing Time 

Provide as much information as possible to help process your application faster.