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Hours
Kennewick:
8am to noon
1pm to 5pm
Monday-Friday

Vital Records
Same-day
In-Person
Service (Kennewick office only)
8am to 11:30am
1pm to 4pm
Monday-Friday

Pasco:
8am to noon
1pm to 5pm
Monday-Friday

Birth and Death Certificates available at:


Vital Records Office Hours: 
Monday – Friday 8:00-11:30 and 1:00-4:00

$20.00 per certificate

Birth Certificates

Certified copies of Birth Certificates are available for persons born in the state of Washington dating back to January 1, 1907.

 Births prior to January 1, 1907 must be requested from the Department of Vital Records in Olympia. www.doh.wa.gov/ehsphl/chs/cert.htm

To request a birth certificate: 

1.    Print the application.      

a.    BIRTH CERTIFICATE ENGLISH

b.    BIRTH CERTIFICATE SPANISH 

2.    Complete application.

3.    Submit application and payment by fax, mail or by walking into:

Benton Franklin Health District
7102 w Okanogan place
Kennewick, WA 99336

Fax:  (509) 460-4587

The following information will be required to request a birth certificate: 

·         Full name on birth certificate

·         Date & place of birth

·         Mothers full maiden name (last name given at birth)

·         Fathers full name

Death Certificates

The following Death Certificates can be purchased at the Benton-Franklin Health District:

·         City of Richland deaths after July 1st, 1959.

·         All the remainder of Benton County and Franklin County after January 1st, 1980.

Deaths occurring prior to these dates must be requested from the Department of Vital Records in Olympia:  www.doh.wa.gov/ehsphl/chs/cert.htm

To request a death certificate: 

1.    Print the application  

a.    DEATH CERTIFICATE ENGLISH

b.    DEATH CERTIFICATE SPANISH 

2.    Complete application

3.    Submit application and payment by fax, mail or by walking into:

Benton Franklin Health District
7102 w Okanogan place
Kennewick, WA 99336

Fax:  (509) 460-4587

The following information will be required to request a death certificate: 

·         Full name of deceased

·         Date of death

·         Place of death

Processing time:

Walk in requests:  Same day service available for an additional fee of $10, otherwise the certificate will be available for pick up the following business day after 10:00 am unless return mail is requested. 

Mail in requests:  Processed within 3 business days (excludes delivery time). Certificates will be mailed back to clients unless otherwise instructed. 

Faxed requests:  Processed within 3 business days (excludes delivery time). Certificates will be mailed back to clients unless otherwise instructed. 

Cost:

$20.00 per certified copy.

Payment Options:

Acceptable forms of payment are:  Cash, money order, cashier’s check, or credit card.  Checks not accepted. 

Optional Expedited Service to all US states except Alaska and Hawaii:

$10.00 Same Day Service Fee:  To have your request processed while you wait, or for pick up later the same day.  This fee will be charged one time per person, per request.  No additional charge for additional copies of the same certificate. 

$ 30.00 Priority Overnight: Next-business-day delivery by 10:30 am to most U.S. addresses; by 5:00 pm in remote areas. Delivery days are Monday-Friday.  Application must be received by 2:00pm in order to receive this service. 
$ 20.00 Express Saver - 3 day: Delivery to businesses by 4:30 pm and to residences by 7:00 pm in 3 business days. Delivery days are Monday - Friday. .  Application must be received by 2:00pm in order to receive this service.
 

          Terms and Conditions

FedEx does not offer a restricted delivery service and may deliver to someone other than the person named as the recipient. Packages cannot be delivered to P.O. boxes or P.O. box zip codes. Package address must include the complete street address and zip code of the recipient.

Shipments to hotels, hospitals, government offices, or installations, university campuses, or other facilities that utilize a mailroom or other central receiving area will be delivered to the central receiving area, unless otherwise authorized and approved by FedEx.

Delivery charges will not be refunded for undeliverable shipments. A undeliverable shipment is one that cannot be delivered for reasons that include, but are not limited to the following:

·         Recipient refuses to accept the shipment.

·         The recipient's delivery address cannot be located.

·         The recipient's place of business is closed.

·         No appropriate person was available to accept the shipment at a delivery location on the initial delivery attempt or reattempts.   

 

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Benton Franklin Health District
Kennewick
7102 W Okanogan Pl
Kennewick WA
99336
(509) 460 4200
Pasco
412 W Clark
Pasco WA
99301
(509) 547-9737
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