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.
Birth Certificate Order Application - English
Death Certification Order Application - English
Acta de nacimiento Orden de aplicación – Español
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.
You can now order the following Birth and Death Certificates issued in Washington online through the Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department, Office of Vital Records:
- All Washington births.
- Death records issued from the Electronic Death Registration System for Adams, Asotin, Benton-Franklin, Chelan-Douglas, Clallam, Columbia, Cowlitz, Ferry, Franklin, Garfield, Grant, Grays Harbor, Island, Jefferson, Kitsap, Kittitas, Klickitat, Lewis, Lincoln, Mason, Okanogan, Pacific, Pend Oreille, Pierce, San Juan, Skagit, Skamania, Snohomish, Spokane, Stevens, Thurston, Walla Walla, Whatcom, Whitman, and Yakima counties.
- Death records from 1907 to present for City of Tacoma.
- Death records from 1925 to present for Pierce County.
To order a Birth or Death Certificate issued by any other state, please go to www.vitalchek.com for more information or to order.
Frequently Asked Questions
3629 South D Street
Tacoma, WA 98418
253 798-6418 (phone)
253 798 6560 (fax)