Order official Washington Birth Certificates and Vital Records online

How do I get a Washington birth certificate?


  • • You must be the person named on the certificate, an immediate family member, or have a court order or other legal authority to order the certificate.

  • • You must provide the full name of the person on the certificate, the date and place of birth, and the names of the parents (if known).

  • • You must provide a valid government-issued photo ID, such as a driver's license or passport.

  • • You must pay the required fee.


  • • Visit the Washington State Department of Health's Vital Records website.

  • • Click on "Order a Certificate" and select "Birth Certificate".

Department of Health - Center for Health Statistics

AddressP.O. Box 47814, Olympia, WA 98504-7814
Phone number(360) 236- 4300