Below is a list of places that may require a certified copy (no copies):
For records of deaths outside of King County, contact the Washington State Center for Health Statistics at (360) 236-4300 or visit their website.
Print out the form, write in your information, and mail it to the address provided on the form. You can expect your death certificate order in approximately 2-3 weeks when choosing the mail-in method.
Visit the VitalChek website then follow the instructions on the site. All credit card orders are processed within 2-3 days and then sent by regular mail.
UPS overnight delivery
UPS (next-day delivery) is an additional $20.00 and requires a signature when delivered. No UPS delivery to PO boxes.
A fee of $12.00 is added per order (for any quantity of records in the order) for expedited handling; e.g. if you are ordering 1 birth certificate at $20 + $12 handling fee, you can expect a total of $32.00 charged to your credit card. If you are ordering 2 copies, the charge is $40 + $12 = $52 total charged to your card.
Print out the form, fill in the blanks including your credit card information and fax the form to
206-296-0983. All credit card orders are processed within 2-3 days and then sent by regular mail. The option for UPS (next-day delivery) is an additional $20.00.