If you requested to pick up the Certificate at this office, you will need to have either the receipt with you when picking it up or Picture ID — a certificate in this situation will only be given to the person who ordered it.
Unclaimed Applications and Certificates become void after one 1 year. To Request by Phone: Phone requests are only taken for non-local residents; a valid Visa or Master Card will be accepted and the information will be taken when the call is made. Payment is due when an order is placed. For Birth records only, checks will be accepted with a 3-week delay.
Obtain a new Washington (WA) Birth Certificate
NO Checks for Death Records. Payment methods Cash, check, or money order in U. Applications are available in our office, or bring a completed application to our office. Acceptable identification required. Original documents are required to apply in person.
Birth & Death Records
ONE of the following:. A certified copy of a record issued by the State Vital Records Office is printed on security paper and has a raised seal and the signature of the State Registrar. State law restricts who may obtain a certified copy of a record. The criteria for obtaining a certified copy are listed on the second page of the application form.
An uncertified copy of a record contains the same information as a certified copy, but is printed on plain white paper and includes a stamp indicating it is not acceptable for legal or identification purposes. The short form is acceptable for most legal and identification purposes.
There is no additional charge for requesting the long form. Fact-of-death certificates contain the manner of death e. Extended fact-of-death certificates contain cause of death information and can be used for insurance benefit claims. For deaths occurring in and later, only persons with a direct and tangible interest can obtain certified copies of extended fact-of-death certificates. We require at least the name of the subject of the record and a time period to search.
Because of the different ways Wisconsin vital records have been indexed over the years, how they are searched differs depending on the type of record and the year s searched. Please review the information below to see what constitutes a search and the associated costs. Please include as much additional information as possible to assist in the search. If you are requesting a death certificate for a person with a common last name, such as Anderson, Johnson, or Smith, you must include additional identifying information, such as the place of death.
If you are requesting a marriage certificate for a person with a common last name, such as Anderson, Johnson, or Smith, you must include additional identifying information, such as the name of the spouse or the county of occurrence. If you are requesting a divorce or annulment certificate for a person with a common name, such as Anderson, Johnson, or Smith, you must include additional identifying information, such as the name of the spouse or the county of occurrence.
We can search for a declaration of domestic partnership record even if you cannot provide all the information requested in the application.
For us to search our files for a declaration of domestic partnership record when some information is not available, you must provide the name of one of the partners and a year range to search. If you are requesting a declaration of domestic partnership record for a person with a common last name, such as Anderson, Johnson, or Smith, you must include additional identifying information, such as the name of the other partner or the county where the declaration was filed.
Washington (WA) Birth Certificates | Birth Records - VitalChek
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