When a loved one passes away, a death certificate is created to mark the time and cause of their passing. Often a family member needs a copy of a death certificate when settling an estate, for insurance purposes, or for gaining access or terminating government services, including health care or pension plans.

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It is easy to get a copy of a death certificate with RocketLawyer.com. Simply complete a free Death Certificate Request Letter online, print it, and mail it to your state's vital records office with the applicable fee. For the mailing address and fee information, visit your state's Office of Vital Statistics website, listed below.


State Offices of Vital Statistics

Alabama
Alaska
Arizona
Arkansas
California
Colorado
Connecticut
Delaware
Florida
Georgia
Hawaii
Idaho
Illinois
Indiana
Iowa
Kansas
Kentucky
Louisiana
Maine
Maryland

 

Massachusetts
Michigan
Minnesota
Mississippi
Missouri
Montana
Nebraska
Nevada
New Hampshire
New Jersey
New Mexico
New York
North Carolina
North Dakota
Ohio
Oklahoma
Oregon
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island
South Carolina

 

South Dakota
Tennessee
Texas
Utah
Vermont
Virginia
Washington
West Virginia
Wisconsin
Wyoming 

District of Columbia
Puerto Rico
New York City

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Get started Create A Death Certificate Request Letter Answer a few questions. We'll take care of the rest.