Updated: Dec. 8, 2017

A limited practice officer, or LPO, is a person licensed by the Washington Supreme Court under Rule 12 of the Washington Supreme Court's Admission and Practice Rules (APR). A LPO is licensed to select, prepare, and complete approved documents for use in closing a loan, extension of credit, sale, or other transfer of real or personal property.


LPOs are now eligible to receive discounts on select products and services through the Washington State Bar Association.


Become a Limited Practice Officer
Information on the LPO application and exam.
LPO Exam Results
List of candidates who passed the October 2017 LPO exam
LPO Status Changes
New Employer, Financial Responsibility Forms, Address Change & More.
LPO License Renewal and Continuing Education
Information for LPOs and seminar sponsors.
LPO Forms
Useful Forms Approved by the Limited Practice Board.
LPO Public Notices
Notice of actions taken against the LPO license.