Online Vital Records Request

Birth Certificates

General information about certified birth certificates

  • A certified copy is a legal document. You may need a certified copy of a birth certificate for:
    • school registration
    • social security
    • driver's license
    • passport
    • playing certain sports
    • proof of eligibility for insurance
  • The birth record you received at the hospital with cute little feet is NOT a legal document
  • We issue certificates for births that occurred in WASHINGTON STATE ONLY
  • For births from 1919 to present: you can order through Kittitas County Public Health Department.
  • For births from 1891 to 1918: you can order through the Center for Health Statistics in Olympia, WA
  • For births in other states, please contact Vital Statistics offices in the other states.

How to order certified birth certificate (for those born in Washington State only)

  • Complete the order form (see form below)
  • Orders will be available the same day after 9 a.m. Kittitas County Public Health will hold requests for 30 days only.
  • Pickup is available Monday through Friday, 9am to 5pm (excluding holidays).
  • We accept cash, money orders and credit/debit cards for in office pickup. Please note, there is a 3% fee applied for any credit/debit card use.
  • Personal checks are not accepted.
  • If you wish to have a certificate mailed to you, please send a cashier’s check or money order to the following address:
    Kittitas County Public Health Department
    507 N. Nanum Street, Suite 102
    Ellensburg, WA 98926
    (509) 962-7515

  • Upon receipt of payment, we will mail the certified birth certificate. Payment must be received before certificate can be mailed.
  • To pay with a credit card online, you can order via the internet through Washington State Department of Health's program called VitalChek or call (360) 236-4313.

Fees for birth certificate

  • $20.00 for each certified copy.

Application for Certified Copy of Birth Certificate

Request birth certificate for

***Note: must be a Washington State birth

Mother's Maiden Name

Father's Name

Requested by
x $20.00
****Note: To receive by mail: Print order form (this is available after you submit the form) and send with money order to Kittitas County Public Health Department

Fields in red are required.