Topics associated with the health district's mission
Birth & Death Certificate FAQs
Reports and fact sheets about community health issues
Helping to ensure health and safety standards are met
Washington state births: 1907 - present
The option to order certificates over the phone is unavailable.
Payment options listed on form.
Download, fill out and mail; or bring your form with you to the health district.
Mails via USPS within 7 business days.
Charge will appear as "SPOKANE PUBLIC HEALTH" on credit card statement when purchasing online.
Spokane County deaths: 1907 - present
If looking for death certificate outside of Spokane County, please call 509.324.1601 to confirm availability of issuance before ordering in person.
Download, fill out and mail or bring your form with you to the health district.
Online Ordering Access
For funeral homes only.
Death certificate errors can be corrected with proper documentation.
Spokane County births and deaths: 1891 – July 1907: Spokane County Auditor
Washington state birth and death records prior to 1907 may be found at: Washington State Archives.
Birth record corrections, home birth registration (in Spokane County only) and paternity affidavits are available. Please contact us.
Spokane City and County marriage records: 1891–1973: Washington State Archives
Spokane City and County marriage records: 1973–present: Spokane County Auditor 509.477.2271
Washington state marriage & divorce records: 1968–present: Washington State Center for Health Statistics
Spokane County divorce records (most records back to 1900): Spokane County Clerk 509.477.2211
Common research Q&A are also available.
By law, the health officer of Spokane County is the official registrar of vital records.