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To reduce person-to-person contact, effective Monday, March 16, the King County Vital Statistics office at 908 Jefferson Street in Seattle will be suspended through the end of April. Birth and death certificates may continue to be ordered online, by mail, fax or over the phone. Specialists are available to answer questions over the phone (206-897-5100) during business hours.

Open hours

Monday-Friday, 8:30 am to 5:00 pm

Visit us for same-day service: Metered street parking is available in the area. Parking in the Ninth & Jefferson Building garage is free for the first thirty minutes.

Harborview Medical Center
Ninth & Jefferson Building, 2nd Floor
908 Jefferson St
Seattle, WA 98104

Phone: 206-897-5100 or 800-325-6165
Fax: 206-897-4580


Mailing address

Use this address only if you are mailing us a document. We are not physically located at 325 9th Ave.

Vital Statistics
HMC Box 359784
325 9th Ave
Seattle, WA 98104-2499

Services

  • 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.

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