The application process for state licensing of a childbirth center includes the following steps:
- Review state regulations for establishing a childbirth center (Chapter 246-329 WAC).
- Submit the childbirth center application (PDF) and licensing fee.
- Contact the agency's Construction Review Services at 360-236-2944 prior to the start of construction for review and approval of construction documents.
- After review and acceptance of the application, the agency's Office of Investigations and Inspections will conduct an on-site survey before issuing a license.