Vital Records

A birth certificate is one of the most important vital records to own, especially if you are interested in obtaining a new drivers license in the state of Washington. Fortunately, there is a process to request a new vital record if you lost one.

Luckily, there are outposts around Washington that make this process easy. Just be sure to have an application, photo identification and the designated fees.

Can You Apply Online for a Copy of a Washington Birth Certificate?

Yes. Simply visit VitalChek.

How can I request a vital record by mail?

You can order a replacement birth certificate in Washington by clicking here.

Once you've completed these steps, mail your documents to:

Center for Health Statistics
Department of Health
P.O. Box 9709
Olympia WA 98507-9709