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2109 Sumner Avenue
Aberdeen, WA
USA

(360) 532-8631

Birth & Death Certificates

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Order a birth or death certificate

What records are available locally?

  • Certificates for births which occurred in Washington state on or after January 1, 1907.
  • Certificates for deaths which occurred in Grays Harbor County on or after August 1, 2012.

People living outside of Grays Harbor County may wish to contact their local county health department to explore other options for ordering birth and death certificates.

If the birth or death certificate you are looking for is not available locally, you can order it from the Washington State Center for Health Statistics.

What is the cost?

  • $20 per copy.
  • If you order and pay online, there is an additional $3 payment processing fee.
  • If your birth or death certificate cannot be found, you may have to pay an $8 search fee.

How do I order a birth or death certificate?

There are two different ways to order a birth or death certificate - online or by mail.

1. Online

To order a birth or death certificate online, complete the form below and click "Submit."  After you submit your order form, you will click on a new link to pay for your birth or death certificate(s) and the payment processing fee.  Your order will not be processed until we receive payment.  Credit and debit cards are accepted.

2. By mail

To order a birth or death certificate by mail, download and print the order form. 

Birth and death certificate order form (.pdf)

Complete and mail it with a local check, cashier's check, or money order for $20 to:

Vital Records
Grays Harbor County Public Health and Social Services Department
2109 Sumner Avenue
Aberdeen, WA98520

Your order will not be processed unless you include payment with your order form.  Local checks, cashier's checks, and money orders are accepted.

How do I receive my birth or death certificate?

Your birth or certificate will be mailed to you via USPS.  We will make every effort to fulfill your request the same day we receive it, during our regular business hours.

Are there other ways to get a birth or death certificate?  Is same day service available?

People living outside of Grays Harbor County may wish to contact their local county health department to explore other options for ordering birth and death certificates.

You can order a birth or death certificate from the Washington state Center for Health Statistics.  Their office is located in Olympia, WA and same day service is available.  Be sure to visit their website for hours and days of operation.


Order your birth or death certificate online

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I am requesting:
Date of birth or death *
Date of birth or death
Grays Harbor County Public Health and Social Services Department can process requests for births that occurred in Washington state on or after January 1, 1907 and deaths that occurred in Grays Harbor County on or after August 1, 2012.
Father's name (for birth certificate only)
Father's name (for birth certificate only)
Mother's maiden name (for birth certificate only)
Mother's maiden name (for birth certificate only)
$20 each copy
Name of person requesting birth or death certificate *
Name of person requesting birth or death certificate
For death certificate only. Optional.
Daytime phone number *
Daytime phone number
Mailing address *
Mailing address

Last updated: March 27, 2017