Pierce County Vital Records (Washington)

Pierce County Clerks file important documents and preserve vital records in Pierce County, WA. The Clerk’s office is a valuable source for Pierce County vital records, which are available as public records. The office maintains Pierce 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 Pierce County genealogical research. Most Clerk’s Offices provide online ordering forms to request vital records.

Pierce County Clerk Tacoma WA 930 Tacoma Avenue South 98402 253-798-7455

Puyallup City Clerk Puyallup WA 333 South Meridian 98371 253-841-5480

Roy City Clerk Roy WA 216 McNaught Road South 98580 253-843-1113

University Place City Clerk University Place WA 3715 Bridgeport Way West, Ste B1 98466 253-460-2500


Pierce County Health Departments maintain vital records for their municipality and make them available to the public in Pierce County, WA. A Department of Health can issue certified copies of vital records including Pierce County birth certificates, death certificates, marriages certificates and licenses, and divorces decrees. Health Departments have Pierce 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.

Pierce County Health Department Puyallup WA 606 East Main Avenue 98372 253-845-9177

Pierce County Health Department Buckley WA 250 Main Street 98321 360-829-5883

Pierce County Health Department Tacoma WA 14721 Murray Road Southwest 98439 253-284-9060

Pierce County Health Department Sumner WA 1503 Valley Avenue East 98390 253-891-6535

Pierce County Health Department Tacoma WA 3702 McKinley Avenue East 98404 253-571-4344

Pierce County Health Department Tacoma WA 2141 South J Street 98405 253-571-4933

Tacoma / Pierce County Health Department Tacoma WA 3629 South D Street 98418 253-798-6500


Pierce County Marriage License Offices provide marriage licenses to couples who plan to marry in Pierce 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 Pierce County vital records. Pierce 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.

Pierce County Marriage License Tacoma WA 2401 South 35th Street 98409 253-798-7427


Pierce County Coroners and Medical Examiners investigate deaths within their jurisdiction and perform autopsies and other postmortem examinations in Pierce 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 Pierce County death certifiates by contacting the Coroners or Medical Examiner’s Office directly.

Pierce County Medical Examiner & Coroner Tacoma WA 3619 Pacific Avenue 98418 253-798-6494

Pierce County Town Hall or City Halls are the chief administrative office in Pierce County, WA. Town and City Halls often maintain records related to their municipality, including Pierce County vital records. You can find Pierce 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.

Bonney Lake City Hall Bonney Lake WA 19306 Bonney Lake Boulevard East 98391 253-862-8602

Buckley City Hall Buckley WA 933 Main Street 98321 360-829-2659

Carbonado Town Hall Carbonado WA 818 8th Avenue 98323 360-829-0125

Du Pont City Hall DuPont WA 1700 Civic Drive 98327 253-964-8121

Eatonville Town Hall Eatonville WA 701 Center Street West 98328 360-832-3361

Gig Harbor City Hall Gig Harbor WA 3510 Grandview Street 98335 253-851-8136

Lakewood City Hall Lakewood WA 6000 Main Street Southwest 98499 253-589-2489

Milton City Hall Milton WA 1000 Laurel Street 98354 253-922-8733

Milton Town Hall Milton WA 1000 Laurel Street 98354 253-926-9514

Orting City Hall Orting WA 110 Train Street Southeast 98360 360-893-2219

Puyallup City Hall Puyallup WA 333 South Meridian 98371 253-841-4321

Ruston Town Hall Ruston WA 5117 N Winnifred St 98407 253-759-3544

South Prairie Town Hall South Prairie WA 121 Washington Street 98385 360-897-8878

Sumner City Hall Sumner WA 1104 Maple Street 98390 253-862-8602

Tacoma City Hall Tacoma WA 744 Market Street 98402 253-238-4175

University Place City Hall University Place WA 3715 Bridgeport Way West, Ste B1 98466 253-566-5656

Wilkeson Town Hall Wilkeson WA 540 Church Street 98396 360-829-0790