Port records are available to the public by request, subject only to the exceptions contained in the Washington State Public Records Act (RCW 42.56).
View all awarded contracts. In compliance with RCW 42.56.270, contract records are not available until a contract has been awarded and finalized. Requests submitted prior to finalization of a contract will need to be resubmitted.
Make a records request
Requests for Port of Tacoma public records are processed through our online record system. The system includes a searchable library that makes it easy to find records already available through previous requests. The Port uses the system to share information and efficiently fulfill requests.
The online system notifies requesters throughout the request process. It allows requestors to track the request online, and view and download records when they are made available.
- Find or request records from The Northwest Seaport Alliance.
Records may also be requested in writing by fax to 253-593-4588 or mail to Port of Tacoma, P.O. Box 1837, Tacoma, WA 98401. We will send an initial response to your request within five business days.
Responsive records will be delivered by posting to the online system unless another delivery method is requested.