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Most King County offices will be closed on Monday, for Martin Luther King Day.  
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On Tuesday January 14, 2020 our office will open at 12:30. There will be limited services available during this time please plan your trip around the later opening on January 14th.


Due to a scheduled staff meeting, the King County Vital Records Office will have a delayed opening of 9:30 am on Wednesdays:, Jan. 22, Feb. 12 and Mar. 25, 2020.

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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