Birth and Death Records

The Office of Vital Records is now located in the main building at Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department, 3629 South D Street, Tacoma, WA 98418. The Office of Vital Records is open Monday through Friday, 8:30 am to 4:00 pm.

Order Washington Birth and Death Certificates Online!

Orders received before 1pm (Pacific Time Zone) will go out the same day (as long as the record has been filed); otherwise the order will go out the next business day.  If choosing overnight delivery, your order will be delivered the next business day (as long as the record
has been filed).  Ordering online entails an additional $15 processing fee.

Birth Certificate Order Application - English
Death Certification Order Application - English
Acta de nacimiento Orden de aplicación – Español

We issue certificates for:
All Washington Births
All Washington Deaths Filed Electronically (EDRS)
All Pierce County and City of Tacoma Births and Deaths


Health Department/Vital Records Fees for Birth and Death Records

    Quantity ordered of EACH record 
    In-Person  
      Mail     
       Web     
      Phone     
 1  $21  $23  $37  $37
 2  $42  $44  $57  $57
 3  $63  $65  $77  $77
 4  $84  $86  $97  $97

* Standard Shipping Included - USPS
* Priority Mail - add $6 for 3-5 business days - USPS
* Next Day Delivery (Federal Express) per delivery schedule. Not available in all areas.

Frequently Asked Questions

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Contact Us
3629 South D Street
Tacoma, WA 98418
253 798-6418 (phone)
253 798 6560 (fax)

Related Documents

Vital Records Fees
Birth Certificate Application
Death Certificate Application
Vital Records Correction Affidavit
Vital Records Correction Affidavit Spanish (Declaración Jurada de Corrección)