Death Certificates

  • To obtain a certified copy of a Death Certificate, the record must belong to you or you must be one of the following:  a legal representative, personal representative or agent, an immediate family member, or the registrant who has a direct and tangible interest in the record and who shall have a significant legal relationship to the person whose record is requested.

  • The fee for a certified copy of a Death Certificate is $21.00 for the first copy and $4.00 for each additional copy.

  • You must fill out the Application for Birth or Death Certificate in full.  Send in the completed and notarized form, a copy of your Driver's License for identification and the fee to the address printed on the application. If you do not have a Driver's License, contact us for a list of alternative documents that can be used for identification.

  • Death Certificates 25 years and older are open to the public.

  • You may search Death Certificates that are filed with our office by going to Online Records Search here.  You cannot view Death Certificate images online.

General Information
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