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Vital Records Information

The Grant County Health district provides birth certificates for births occurring in Washington State only. We also provide death certificates for deaths occurring in Grant County within the last 45 days. The cost for each certificate is $20.00. Acceptable forms of payment are cash, money order or credit card. If you are using a credit card, please order online or call the Moses Lake office at 509-766-7960. There is a $6.50 fee that is charged for the use of a major credit card. You may also apply for a birth or death certificate in person at 1038 W. Ivy Ave., Moses Lake. The fee schedule for vital records is established by the State of Washington (RCW 70.58.107).

The Grant County Health District can only provide birth certificates for individuals born in Washington State from 1921 to present.(Order Online here) You may download a copy of the birth certificate (EN), (SP), or death certificate (EN) application in PDF format. Certified copies of death certificates are available locally for approximately 45 days after the event. It would be best to contact us directly to make sure the document is still on file locally before ordering. You can access Vitalchek to order death certificates that are older than 45 days for any county with a major credit card, or you can contact the State Vital record page directly.

"Grant County Health District does not accept credit cards for online orders; however, for your convenience, you can process online requests through an independent company that we have partnered with to provide you this service; VitalChek Network, Inc. VitalChek can be reached through it's website. www.vitalchek.com. An additional fee is charged by VitalChek for using this service, and all major credit cards are accepted, including American Express®, Discover®, MasterCard®, or Visa®."


EFFECTIVE JULY 22, 2007, The cost for a certified copy of a birth or death certificate will increase from $17.00 to $20.00. Click here for a copy of the House Bill mandating this increase.
EFFECTIVE MARCH 11, 2010, there will be a $10.00 fee imposed for expedited service (birth) and a $2.00 fee to mail a birth certificate. Counter pick up is still available at no charge.





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