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)
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.
- Birth Certificate Application (PDF) - Available for Washington State births between 1921 and present
- Birth Certificate Form (Spanish) (PDF) - Disponible para los nacimientos del estado de Washington entre 1921 y presente
Death Certificates for Yakima County deaths from 1980 to the present are also available.
- Death Certificate Application (PDF) - Available for Yakima County deaths 1980 to present
- Death Certificate Application (Spanish) (PDF) - Disponible para las muertes del Condado de Yakima 1980 a presente
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 to:firstname.lastname@example.org
Death Certificates email to:email@example.com
For Funeral Homes (only) email to: YHDVitalRecords@co.yakima.wa.us.
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
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