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Death Certificate | Vital death records

(Government Certified) 

 May include Civil Unions and Domestic Partnerships

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D.C. Vital Records Agency Information

D.C. VITAL RECORDS
The District of Columbia Division of Vital Records (D.C. Vital Records) issues certified copies of D.C. birth certificates and D.C. death certificates for events which occurred within the District of Columbia. You may order copies of D.C. vital records through VitalChek on an expedited basis.

NOTICE: Although VitalChek attempts to include accurate and up-to-date information on this site, state and agency information is subject to change without notice. VitalChek makes no representations or warranties as to the accuracy, completeness or timeliness of the information herein and assumes no liability with respect to such information.


D.C. DEATH CERTIFICATES
D.C. Vital Records issues only certified copies of D.C. death certificates that can typically be used to obtain death benefits, to claim insurance proceeds and for other legal purposes.

Who Can Order?
Access to copies of D.C. death certificates is restricted to the decedent's spouse at the time of death, adult child, mother, father or adult sibling. Legal guardians, legal representatives, personal representatives, funeral directors, and informants listed on the certificate must submit proof of entitlement. Entitlement documentation should be faxed to 202.783.0136, upon completion of your online order.




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Available District of Columbia (DC) Death Certificate Types

Death
A certified copy of a death record that can typically be used to obtain death benefits, claim insurance proceeds, notify social security and other legal purposes. Death Certificates are available for events that occurred within the District of Columbia from August 1, 1874 to present.

First Copy: $18.00    Additional Copies: $18.00


Death Certificate Order Methods


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It's the easiest and most efficient method for ordering official birth certificates and other vital records because there is less room for error when you enter the information yourself. Our simple forms have built-in editing features to help ensure the accuracy of your order.

Order official, certified District of Columbia (DC) vital death records from D.C. Vital Records online – quickly and securely.

VitalChek is an official service, authorized by D.C. Vital Records, to securely order certified District of Columbia (DC) vital records, like death certificates. Other online services may not be authorized by D.C. Vital Records, and may charge additional fees without providing approved services or guaranteeing confidentiality of your data.

As a government-approved organization for 25 years, VitalChek safely delivers millions of vital records every year and is America’s #1 resource for ordering certified death certificates across the nation. VitalChek makes purchasing your family’s most important documents, such as District of Columbia death certificates, simple, fast and secure:

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