King County Vital Statistics
Birth and death certificates
As COVID-19 restrictions ease, the King County Vital Statistics Office is open on a limited basis from 1:00-3:00 pm, Monday - Friday for pick-up ONLY of pre-ordered Will Call Request at 201 S. Jackson St, Suite 220, Seattle, WA 98104. Birth and death certificates may continue to be ordered online, by mail or over the phone. Specialists are available to answer questions over the phone at 206-897-5100 during the hours of 9:30 am -4:00 pm. More information regarding Will Call and all other services can be found on this site.
Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 4:30 pm. Specialists are available to answer questions over the phone between 9:30 am - 4:00 pm.
King Street Center (in Pioneer Square)
201 S. Jackson St, Suite 220 (2nd floor)
Seattle, WA 98104
Phone: 206-897-5100 or 800-325-6165
Visit us for same-day service: Metered street parking is available in the area. Parking in the building is by valet only entered on King Street on the south side of the building.
- Birth certificate orders
Records available for all persons born in Seattle or King County and Washington state births registered from 1907 to present.
- Death certificate orders
Records available for all persons who died in Seattle city limits (all years); all persons who died in King County from 1944 to the present; and, all Washington state deaths that were filed electronically starting from 2005.
- Making changes to certificates
Making edits to birth and death records and how to get a Paternity Acknowledgment form.
- Specific types of records search
About the ordering process, how to get an Apostille, tips for adoptees, and more.
- Related King County records
Adoptions, marriage, divorce, genealogical searches, name changes, autopsy, and wills.
Link/share our site at: kingcounty.gov/vitalstats