Certification Packet Information

Certification packets are valid for two years from date of purchase, and certification should be completed within four years of completing the initial birth doula workshop.

When your application is fully complete, mail it to:

ATTN: Certification
2524 16th Ave S, Suite 207B
Seattle, WA 98144

  • Please allow up to two months for processing your application. If you have not heard from the certification committee two months after your application was mailed, please contact us at info@palsdoulas.org or call 206-329-7257.
  • Scholarships for packets or processing fees may be available through Open Arms Perinatal Services (OAPS). Contact OAPS at 206-723-6868.
  • If your packet will expire or has expired, you may request a one-time, six-month extension.
  • If you need accommodations to complete the certification requirements, please contact PALS. Accommodation options may include, but are not limited to: in-person interviews, interviews with clients or care providers, and/or alternate forms of documentation.