The Office of Vital Statistics ONLY issues death certificates to persons who are the subject’s parent, legal guardian, legal representative, spouse, child, grandchild, or sibling if of legal age.

To request a death certificate, you must provide all of the following:

  • The full name of deceased and the date of death
  • Date of death
  • Place of death (Street address, city and state)
  • Proof of identity in the form of photo identification such as a photo driver’s license or passport

If you do not have a photo driver’s license or passport, you must provide two alternate forms of identification such as:

Alternate forms of ID are:

  • Vehicle registration
  • Vehicle Insurance Card
  • Voter Registration
  • US/Foreign Passport
  • Immigrant Visa
  • Permanent Resident Card (Green card)
  • Federal, State and County ID
  • School ID
  • Utility bill (within the previous 90 days)
  • Bank Statement (within previous 90 days)
  • Tax Return or W-2 for current or previous year

The fee per certificate is $25.00. No personal checks or cash accepted. The fee for additional copies of the SAME RECORD on the SAME DAY is $5.00.