Important Note: As of January 1, 2021, a new vital records law and rules went into effect that changes the ordering requirements for birth and death certificates.
Request Certificates from the Cowlitz County Health Department
Carefully read order form instructions before submitting a completed Death Certificate Order Form. Chapter 70.58A RCW and Chapter 246-491 WAC requires that all applicants meet the minimum qualifications and provide proof of identity, eligibility documentation and other required information before purchasing a certified death certificate.
|Walk in Orders|
Visit the Cowlitz County Health Department located at 1952 9th Avenue, Longview, WA 98632. Click here to view map and generate driving instructions. Order will be available next business day after 2pm.
Print and complete the order form and mail the completed form and payment ($25 each, check or money order made payable to CCHD) to the address provided on the order form. Orders will be mailed out the next business day via regular mail.
For your convenience, you can order online through a third party vendor, VitalChek Network, Inc. VitalCheck orders can be made on their website. 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®. Internet orders are sent out by regular mail or UPS for an additional fee.
|Phone and Fax orders are not accepted at this office.|