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Apply for certified copies of birth certificate, death certificate, marriage certificate, or divorce certificates. Keep in mind that not all offices offer every service, and some offices have a limited date range available. You can contact the Washington Parish Health Unit office to verify that they offer the service you need. If they donРІР‚™t, you can use our directory to locate another vital records office near you.
Processing times, fees, and wait times vary by location. To ensure you receive the documents you need, it is recommended that you fill out all required documents before visiting Washington Parish Health Unit. We also suggest arriving early to avoid long lines. You will likely need to provide a government-issued photo ID and a utility bill or mortgage statement verifying your address, along with your completed application form.
Some vital records offices will issue your certificate copy on the same day. Others will mail it to the address you provide on your application. However, you can use this website to check your officeРІР‚™s processing times.