King County Vital Records (Washington)

King County Clerks file important documents and preserve vital records in King County, WA. The Clerk’s office is a valuable source for King County vital records, which are available as public records. The office maintains King County birth certificates, death certificates, and marriage records, in addition to divorce decrees. Many Clerk’s Offices have vital records dating back to the 1800s, making them an excellent source for King County genealogical research. Most Clerk’s Offices provide online ordering forms to request vital records.

Beaux Arts Village Town Clerk Beaux Arts Village WA 10550 Southeast 27th Street 98004 425-454-8580

Bellevue City Clerk Bellevue WA 450 110th Avenue Northeast 98004 425-452-6466

Enumclaw City Clerk Enumclaw WA 1339 Griffin Avenue 98022 360-825-3591

Federal Way City Clerk Federal Way WA 33325 8th Avenue South 98003 253-835-2540

Hunts Point Clerk Hunts Point WA 3000 Hunts Point Road 98004 425-455-1834

Kent City Clerk Kent WA 220 4th Avenue South 98032 253-856-5725

King County Clerk Seattle WA 516 3rd Avenue 98104 206-477-1020

Seattle City Clerk Seattle WA 600 4th Avenue 98104 206-684-8344

Shoreline City Clerk Shoreline WA 17500 Midvale Avenue North 98133 206-801-2230

Yarrow Point Town Clerk Bellevue WA 4030 95th Avenue Northeast 98004 425-454-6994


King County Health Departments maintain vital records for their municipality and make them available to the public in King County, WA. A Department of Health can issue certified copies of vital records including King County birth certificates, death certificates, marriages certificates and licenses, and divorces decrees. Health Departments have King County vital records dating back to the 1800s, making them an excellent source for genealogical research. Health Departments provide online ordering forms to request vital records.

Auburn Health Department Auburn WA 126 Auburn Avenue, Ste 400 98002 206-296-6855

Birch Creek Health Department Kent WA 13111 Southeast 274th Street 98030 206-296-4930

Kent Health Center Kent WA 25742 104th Avenue Southeast 98030 206-296-4500

King County Health Department Renton WA 10700 Southeast 174th Street, Ste 101 98055 206-296-4955

King County Health Department Federal Way WA 33431 13th Place South 98003 253-838-5140

King County Health Department Auburn WA 901 Auburn Way North, Ste A 98002 253-833-6971

King County Health Department Renton WA 900 Oakesdale Avenue Southwest 98057 206-296-4932

King County Health Department Seattle WA 10501 Meridian Avenue North 98133 206-296-4912

King County Health Department Seattle WA 10821 8th Avenue Southwest 98146 206-296-4646

Seattle / King County Department Of Public Health Seattle WA 401 5th Avenue 98104 206-296-4720

Seattle Health Department Seattle WA 999 3rd Avenue, Ste 700 98104 206-296-0100

Seattle Health Department Bellevue WA 14350 Southeast Eastgate Way 98007 206-296-4920

Seattle King County Health Department Bothell WA 10808 Northeast 145th Street 98011 206-296-9814

Shoreline Health Department Shoreline WA 1610 Northeast 150th Street 98155 206-418-5410

King County Marriage License Offices provide marriage licenses to couples who plan to marry in King County, WA. They are typically a division of the local county clerk or the health department. Marriage License Offices also maintain copies of marriage licenses, which are public King County vital records. King County Marriage License Offices provide online search tools to locate marriage licenses. To access older marriage licenses, you may need to apply in person or by mail.

King County Marriage License Seattle WA 500 4th Avenue 98104 206-477-6620


King County Coroners and Medical Examiners investigate deaths within their jurisdiction and perform autopsies and other postmortem examinations in King County, WA. Many vital records are available from a Coroner or Medical Examiner, including autopsy reports, investigator reports, toxicology reports, and in some cases, X-rays or photographs. An autopsy report will include the cause and manner of death. Many coroners and medical examiners provide online access to their reports. In other cases, you can obtain public records such as King County death certifiates by contacting the Coroners or Medical Examiner’s Office directly.

Seattle Medical Examiner Office Seattle WA 908 Jefferson Street 98104 206-731-3232


King County Town Hall or City Halls are the chief administrative office in King County, WA. Town and City Halls often maintain records related to their municipality, including King County vital records. You can find King County birth certificates, death certificates, marriage licenses, and divorce decrees at the Town Hall or City Hall. In some locations, these vital records are available online or by filling out an online request form.

Auburn City Hall Auburn WA 25 West Main Street 98001 253-931-3043

Bellevue City Hall Bellevue WA 450 110th Avenue Northeast 98004 425-452-6800

Black Diamond City Hall Black Diamond WA 24301 Roberts Drive, Ste B 98010 360-886-2560

Bothell City Hall Bothell WA 18305 101st Avenue Northeast 98011 425-486-3256

Carnation City Hall Carnation WA 4621 Tolt Avenue 98014 425-333-4192

Duvall City Hall Duvall WA 15535 Main Street Northeast 98019 425-788-1185

Federal Way City Hall Federal Way WA 33325 8th Avenue South 98003 253-835-7000

Issaquah City Hall Issaquah WA 1775 12th Avenue Northwest 98027 425-837-3007

Kirkland City Hall Kirkland WA 12421 Northeast 103rd Place 98033 425-822-2459

Maple Valley City Hall Maple Valley WA 22035 Southeast Wax Road, Ste 5 98038 425-413-8800

Medina City Hall Medina WA 501 Evergreen Point Road 98039 425-454-9222

Mercer Island City Hall Mercer Island WA 9611 Southeast 36th Street 98040 206-236-5300

North Bend City Hall North Bend WA 211 Main Avenue North 98045 425-888-1211

Pacific City Hall Pacific WA 100 3rd Avenue Southeast 98047 253-833-2856

Redmond City Hall Redmond WA 15670 Northeast 85th Street, # 3FN 98052 425-556-2900

Renton City Hall Renton WA 1055 South Grady Way 98057 425-430-6400

Sammamish City Hall Sammamish WA 801 228th Avenue Southeast 98075 425-898-0660

Seattle City Hall Seattle WA 600 4th Avenue 98104 206-684-8888

Skykomish City Hall Skykomish WA 119 4th Street North 98288 360-677-2388

Snoqualmie City Hall Snoqualmie WA 38624 Southeast River Street 98065 425-888-1555

Woodinville City Hall Woodinville WA 17301 133rd Avenue Northeast 98072 425-489-2700