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Request marriage records, deeds, and other King County recorded documents online

Request certified or non-certified copies of recorded documents using our online form!

  • Marriage certificates and applications
  • Property records like deeds, mortgages, surveys, and easements
  • DD-214 forms that were recorded at the King County Recorder's Office
  • Name change orders that were recorded at the King County Recorder's Office

We'll research your request and scan available documents from microfilm, then contact you with payment information and/or additional resources. You can pay online, by mail, or in person.

Take me to the form!     In a hurry? No appointment is necessary to view recordings on microfilm. Our microfilm research area is open Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays 9am - 4pm. Directions

Self-service Recordings Research

Looking for Divorce Records?

Marriage Records

Historical house photographs

    Historical Assessor's Property Record Cards include photographs of buildings throughout King County from 1936-1972 and are at the Puget Sound Regional Archives (PSRA). Call or email PSRA staff with the property's tax parcel number to order photographs or copies of the cards themselves.

    Property Record Cards of platted property from parcel number 000900-0010 to 133930-0075 are available online through the Washington State Digital Archives: King County Assessor, Real Property Record Cards, 1937-1972.

Building history research

This in-depth research guide, Researching the History of Seattle and King County Buildings (PDF) walks you through many resources and strategies for researching the history of local buildings.

Published by Seattle Public Library Special Collections (external link), the guide was revised in 2014 in collaboration with the King County Archives to expand its coverage beyond Seattle city limits to all of King County.

Our mission is to collect, preserve, and provide access to historical County records document the history of King County's land, people, culture, and governance foster appreciation and understanding of King County's ongoing history

...and to support civic engagement and transparency in King County government.

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Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday: 9 am-4 pm

Please note the Archives is closed Wednesdays.