Document recording is available during normal business hours, however Marriage Licensing is only available Monday-Friday 8:30AM to 4:30PM.
You can view documents recorded from January, 1982 to present online at any time. Documents recorded from 1981 and earlier, can be located using the Historical Document Indexes and then viewed in-person at the Auditor's Office or you can submit a document search request. If you're unable to find the document, you may submit a document search request for our Recording Specialists to conduct a search.
Both applicants must be present to apply for a marriage license. No appointment is necessary.
Record a Document
The Auditor's office records documents as required by RCW 36.18. Documents must be in compliance with the recording requirements before a document can be recorded.
Document Recording Services
Search for a Recorded Document
Search online for recorded documents from January, 1982 to the present. For documents from 1906 - 1981, use the PDF Historical Indexes.
Search Recorded Documents
View Historical Indexes
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