Public Access is Closed to MOST County Facilities Due to COVID-19.

In response to Governor Inslee's Stay Home, Stay Healthy Order and Safe Start Plan, Thurston County continues to operate under an essential services model. This is in effect
until Thurston County enters Phase 3 of the Safe Start Plan. Courts and other elected offices may operate under different hours or restrictions.

(Solid waste facilities are open. For more information, visit: https://bit.ly/2SldUPq)
(For more information on the county's COVID-19 response, visit: https://bit.ly/3ext6BG)
(For more information on essential functions, visit: https://bit.ly/3dwIBK8)
(For office contacts, visit: https://bit.ly/3bs7bdy)

Obtaining Copies of Documents Filed in Thurston County Superior Court

Costs for copies of court documents:

  • Hard copies of non-certified copies cost $0.50 per page;
  • Electronic copies of non-certified copies cost $0.25 per page;
  • Certified copies costs $5.00 for the first page and $1.00 for each additional page, per document. Certified copies are only provided in hard copy form and will be placed in the U.S. mail.

Requesting documents by email:

  1. Email your request to county_clerk@co.thurston.wa.us. The email should include the case number, case name, and the documents you are requesting.
  2. You will receive a response email that states the number of pages and cost for the documents you are requesting, along with a link to make an online payment.
  3. Once payment is received, your documents will be emailed to you OR placed in the U.S. mail if you have requested certified documents. We do not provide any express mailing services unless you have paid for and provided the express envelope.

Requesting documents by mail:

  1. Call our office and provide the case number and specific documents wanted.
  2. You will be provided with the cost for the copies you are requesting.
  3. Mail your cashier's check or money order (no personal checks) along with a self-addressed stamped envelope to:
  4. Thurston County Clerk's Office
    2000 Lakeridge Drive S.W., Building 2
    Olympia, WA 98502
  5. When we receive your written request, your documents will be processed and mailed to you. We do not provide any express mailing services unless you have paid for and provided the express envelope.

Clerk's Office public computers: 

Each of our two locations offer several public computers that allow you to view documents without purchase, or to print copies of documents for $0.50 per page. You can access all case types at either location unless the case or documents are confidential or sealed. If the documents are confidential and you are a party to the case, please see the counter for assistance.