International Adoption – Washington

Washington State Information

Below is a list of helpful information for your adoption journey in Washington.

Child Abuse/ Neglect Central Registry Check

Fax a copy of a signed release of information from the applicant that includes name, date of birth, Social Security Number, and a copy of a photo id to 360-902-0725

Secretary of State

Office of the Secretary of State
Secretary of State Office
Corporation Division-Apostille and Certificate Program
801 Capitol Way South
P.O. Box 40228
Olympia, WA 98504-0228

Telephone: (360) 586-2268 or 360/586-7524
Fax: (360) 586-5629

email: mail@secstate.wa.gov

Fee: $15/doc, Check to Secretary of State

Vital Records and Health Services

Washington Dept. of Health
Center for Health Statistics
P.O. Box 9709
Olympia, WA 98507-9709
(360) 236-4300 Info
(360) 236-4313 orders
Fax: (360) 352-2586

Fee: $13/doc for 5 week turnaround
Check to Department of Health Charge Card $23 for one day turnaround

State Police Check

Washington State Patrol Criminal History Records

USCIS Office

Seattle Field Office

USCIS
12500 Tukwila International Boulevard
Seattle, WA 98168

In order to visit this office or to speak with an Immigration Information Officer, you must have an appointment scheduled by USCIS, or you must schedule an INFOPASS appointment, on the USCIS website. You must bring photo ID when visiting this office.

PLEASE NOTE: This office is CLOSED for INFOPASS appointments on Wednesdays.

This office serves the following counties in Washington: Clallam, Clark, Cowlitz, Grays Harbor, Island, Jefferson, King, Kitsap, Lewis, Mason, Pacific, Pierce, San Juan, Skagit, Skamania, Snohomish, Thurston, Wahkiakum, and Whatcom.

 

Spokane Field Office

USCIS
U.S. Courthouse
920 West Riverside, Room 691
Spokane, WA 99201

In order to visit this office or to speak with an Immigration Information Officer, you must have an appointment scheduled by USCIS, or you must schedule an INFOPASS appointment, on the USCIS website. You must bring a photo ID when visiting this office.

If you are unable to schedule an appointment using INFOPASS, you may send an appointment request by mail to USCIS, U.S. Courthouse, 920 West Riverside, Spokane, WA 99201.

PLEASE NOTE: This office is CLOSED on Fridays

The office serves the following counties in Washington: Adams, Asotin, Columbia, Ferry, Garfield, Lincoln, Okanogan, Pend O’reille, Spokane, Stevens, Walla Walla, and Whitman.

 

Yakima Field Office

USCIS
415 North Third Street
Yakima, WA 98901

In order to visit this office or to speak with an Immigration Information Officer, you must have an appointment scheduled by USCIS, or you must schedule an INFOPASS appointment, on the USCIS website.

If you do not have access to the Internet, appointments may be scheduled using the INFOPASS kiosk located in the Yakima Field Office.

This office serves the following counties in Washington: Benton, Chelan, Douglas, Franklin, Grant, Kittitas, Klickitat, and Yakima.

Medical Clinics

Julia M. Bledsoe, MD, FAAP
Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine. International Adoption Medicine
Pediatric Care Center
4245 Roosevelt Way NE
Seattle, Washington 98105-6920
(206) 598-3000 FAX: (206) 598-3040