Washington Marriage Records Search
For marriage records since January 1, 1968 to the present, copies of Washington marriage certificates are available for purchase from both the State Department of Health and the County Auditor's Office in the county where the marriage license was issued. Marriage records prior to January 1, 1968 or recent marriage records (within the last two months) are only available directly from the County Auditor's Office.
Certified copies of Washington marriage records are available by mail order for $20 with a check or money order made payable to the Department of Health, along with a completed application sent to the following address:
Center for Health Statistics
Department of Health
P.O. Box 9709
Olympia, WA 98507-9709
Tel: (360) 236-4300
You may also go to the State Department of Health in person to request a copy of a Washington marriage record.
Online ordering and telephone ordering is not available directly from the state.
For information on ordering from a specific Washington county, please see the links below or try an instant national background check below to search for available marriage records and other public records information.