Copy Request

There are several ways to get copies of a Certificate of Marriage.

  • In person: Copies are available at:

    Yakima County Auditor's Office
    128 N 2nd St. Rm 117
    Yakima, WA 98901

    Hours are Monday through Friday, from 9:00 am - 4:00 pm. Payment may be by cash, check, debit/credit card (convenience fee applies).
  • By mail: Please mail your request with payment (check or money order) and self-addressed stamped envelope to:

    Yakima County Auditor's Office
    Attn: Marriage License Department
    PO Box 12570
    Yakima WA 98909

    Be sure to include the applicants names and the date of marriage.
  • Online: Copies may be requested online from Official Records Online. Payment may be by debit or credit card; however, there will be a $10 service fee.

State archive: You can obtain certified copies of marriage documents that were recorded as early as 1890. This service is provided through an agreement with Washington State Digital Archives. This site may also be useful if you are uncertain in which county the couple applied for their license.


  • Certified copies are $3  
  • Non-certified copies are $1  

When copies of documents are purchased online there is an additional fee for each certified copy. This charge is in addition to the statutory fees.