Death Certificate Request


Overview
This letter is used to request an official copy of a Death certificate.
The letter is generally sent to the Bureau of Vital Statistics for the county and/or state where the person died.
An official certificate of death will be on file at the Bureau of Vital Statistics in the county/state where the person died.

When You Need It
-To formally request a copy of a Death certificate, generally sent to the Bureau of Vital Statistics for the county and/or state where the person died.
-Generally used for probate or insurance requests.

Getting Started

You will need:
-Name and address of the person requesting the death certificate.
-The deceased person's full name, as it appears on the death certificate, if known.
-The deceased person's father's full name.
-The deceased person's mother's full name, including maiden name.
-Date of death, including day, month and year.
-Location of birth - city and state if US birth.

When to Review and Revise
-If death certificate is misplaced or lost.
-Erroneous information was given in the original request.