Birth & Death Certificates

Birth and Death Certificate Service Interruption Notice

Due to guidance from the governor, building access is closed to the public until January 11, 2021 (date subject to change). In the meantime, we are accepting orders by phone, through mail or online. If you have questions, you can call our office at 509.324.1601 during business hours 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. pacific standard time.

Birth Certificates

Washington state births: 1907 - present

Click here for expedited online birth certificate ordering.

Phone

Call VitalChek at 866.687.1464

$43

A representative is available 24 hours/day, 7 days/week. The fee is $43.00 when sent with regular mail.

Walk-In / Mail

Vital Records Office: 1101 W. College Ave. Spokane, WA 99201
$40 / $35

Walk-In
Fee: $40
Hours: 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Mail-In
Fee: $35
Mail to address above.

Order Online

Standard

$25

Per Certificate

+
$18

Processing Fee

Mails via USPS within 7 business days.

Death Certificates

Spokane County deaths: 1907 - present

Click here for expedited online death certificate ordering.

Phone

Call VitalChek at 866.687.1464

$43

A representative is available 24 hours/day, 7 days/week. The fee is $43.00 when sent with regular mail.

Walk-In / Mail

Vital Records Office: 1101 W. College Ave. Spokane, WA 99201
$40 / $35

Walk-In
Fee: $40
Hours: 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Mail-In

Fee: $35
Mail to address above.

Order Online

Standard

$25

Per Certificate

+
$18

Processing Fee

Mails via USPS within 7 business days.

Funeral Homes

Online Ordering Access

For funeral homes only.

Additional Information

Birth, Death & Paternity Affirmation

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.

Marriage / Divorce

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

Genealogy

Common research Q&A are also available.

Laws

By law, the health officer of Spokane County is the official registrar of vital records.