Birth & Death Certificates

Birth & Death Certificates Fees

Issued Same Day (per name)
Next Day (pick-up ONLY; please bring your receipt)
Mailing Fee (per address) - Regular Mail
Mailing Fee (per address) - Priority/Express Mail
Error Correction Fee (per name) English/Spanish
Search Fee (per certificate)
Plastic Cover

Birth Certificates

Certified copies of birth certificates are available at the Yakima Health District Monday through Friday, between 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. and 1:30-4:30 p.m. We ONLY provide certificates for Washington State births from 1919 to the present. The cost is $20 each. There are additional fees for same day service and mail requests.


Death Certificates

Death Certificates for Yakima County deaths from 1980 to the present are also available.



Submitting Forms

Please download and complete the forms above. Submit the completed application via one of the following methods.  Submissions are not effective until your payment has been processed.   
Fax to: 509-249-6605
Birth Certificates email 
Death Certificates email 
For Funeral Homes (only) email to:  
Mail: For mailed applications, please include a check/money order with the appropriate fee with your application and address to,
Yakima Health District
Attn: Vital Records
1210 Ahtanum Ridge Drive
Union Gap, WA 98903

Payment Methods

Check/Money Order: Please mail to the address above
Credit Cards: We can process your payment over the phone at 509-249-6538 or 800-535-5016, ext. 538
Cash: Only accepted at the counter during our normal business hours 
For questions, please email Vital Records