Birth & Death Certificates

The Snohomish Health District can provide you with vital records, specifically birth and death certificates. 

Birth and death certificates may be requested in person at our Everett location, 3020 Rucker Ave. The service counter is located on the first floor in suite 104. It opens at 8 a.m. most weekdays, and 9:30 a.m. on the first and third Thursdays of each month. 

To allow enough time to process your request, please arrive no later than 4 p.m. and fill out an order form. For in-person orders, certificates are available for pick-up right away once you've submitted your form and paid the fee.

Certificates also can be requested by mail or online.

By Mail 

Send a completed birth certificate order form or death certificate order form with a check or money order payable to SHD or Snohomish Health District to:

Vital Records
3020 Rucker Avenue
Suite 104
Everett, WA 98201


Birth certificates only
Snohomish Health District allows you to place birth certificate orders online. The regular processing time is three business days plus mail time.

Online - VitalChek

Go to VitalChek to order a birth or death certificate online with a credit card. There is a credit card processing fee of $13.50.

You can expect to receive your certificate in approximately 2 to 3 business days. UPS delivery is available at an additional cost.


There's is a $20 cost for a birth or death certificate, payable by cash, check, debit or credit card at the counter, or by check or money order via mail. Additional fees apply for online orders.

More information

To learn more about

  • what information you need to provide to get a birth or death certificate,
  • making corrections to a birth or death certificate, or
  • who we can provide birth and death certificates for,

please visit the individual pages for Birth Certificates and Death Certificates.