King County Vital Statistics
Birth and death certificates
NOTICE: Due to scheduled monthly staff meetings, the King County Vital Records Office will have a delayed opening of 9:30 am on Wednesday October 30, 2019, November 13, 2019 and December 11, 2019.
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
Use this address only if you are mailing us a document. We are not physically located at 325 9th Ave.
HMC Box 359784
325 9th Ave
Seattle, WA 98104-2499
- 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.