Chelan-Douglas Health District
200 Valley Mall Parkway, East Wenatchee
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Vital Records Requests

ALERT! The Vital Records office is learning a new issuing system and wait times could increase. Please be patient.

Birth Certificates

Chelan-Douglas Health District’s Vital Records office can provide official copies of birth certificates for anyone born in Washington State from 1907 to the present.

Information required for a birth certificate records request:

  • Name of child
  • Child's birth date
  • City of Birth
  • Mother's maiden name
  • Father's full name

Note: There is an $8 charge for records that are searched for and not found as allowed under state law. Please review all information on the application before you submit. Refunds, if applicable, will be issued within 60 days.

Make corrections on a birth certificate:

If you need to make corrections on a birth certificate, please review the DOH website to download the Affidavit of Correction and processing instructions.

Death Certificates

Chelan-Douglas Health District’s Vital Records office can provide certificates for recent deaths only. The Washington State Department of Health’s Center for Health Statistics issues certificates for all deaths occurring in Washington from 1907 to present.

Information required for a death certificate records request:

  • First, Middle, and last name of the deceased
  • Date of death (or a 10-year period to search)
  • City of death
  • Mother's maiden name
  • Father's full name

Note: There is an $8 charge for records that are searched for and not found as allowed under state law. Please review all information on the application before you submit. Refunds, if applicable, will be issued within 30 days.

Make corrections on a death certificate:

If you need to make corrections on a death certificate, please review the DOH website to download the Affidavit of Correction and processing instructions.

Cost of Birth & Death Certificates

Cost for each certificate $20
Search Request $8
Expedite Fee $10
Mailing Fee (Regular Mail) $2
Mailing Fee (Priority Mail) $9

Note: If you choose to receive your certificate by mail, please allow between 2-4 weeks.

How do I order a birth or death certificate?

In Person

Visit the Chelan-Douglas Health District, where you can fill out certificate application form, pay the required fee (cash, check, credit and debit cards are accepted). Your order will be ready for pick up the next business day by 1 pm or you can choose the option to receive by mail. You may pay the expedite fee for same day service, if needed.

We are located at 200 Valley Mall Parkway in East Wenatchee crossed the street from Arby’s.

Business hours are 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Monday through Thursday. Our office is closed on Friday. Please arrive no later than 4 p.m. to receive expedited same-day service.

By Mail

Complete a certificate application form with a check or money order payable to “CDHD" and send to:

Chelan-Douglas Health District
Vital Records
200 Valley Mall Parkway
East Wenatchee, WA 98802

Certificate application form in Spanish

Note: The regular processing time is two business days plus mail time each way.

Online

Go to VitalChek.com. Please review their fee schedule as it is different than CDHD fees.