OBTAINING COPIES OF A WHATCOM COUNTY MARRIAGE CERTIFICATE
Whatcom County marriage records go back to 1890. A certified copy of your marriage certificate is required for social security name changes, passport
applications, etc., and can be obtained in person or by mail.
The license must have been issued by Whatcom County.
You will need:
- Names of the couple at the time of marriage
- Approximate date of the marriage.
Requests should be sent with the required fee along with a self-addressed stamped envelope to:
Whatcom County Auditor
311 Grand Avenue
Bellingham, WA 98225
- Certified copy: $3.00
- Regular photocopy $1.00
Prior to 1980
- Certified copy: $11.00
- Regular photocopy $9.00
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