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Order official Kentucky vital records online.


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Paul F. Royce, State Registrar
Kentucky Office of Vital Statistics

VitalChek is your direct connection to:

  • Order certified copies of Kentucky certificates (with government seal) from the Kentucky Office of Vital Statistics.
  • Obtain information and instructions for ordering vital records from the Kentucky Office of Vital Statistics.

Start Your Order for a Death Certificate



Death Certificate | Vital death records

(Government Certified) 

 May include Civil Unions and Domestic Partnerships

Kentucky Office of Vital Statistics Agency Information

KENTUCKY VITAL RECORDS
Kentucky Vital Records issues certified copies of Kentucky birth certificates, Kentucky death certificates and Kentucky marriage records for events which occurred in the Commonwealth of Kentucky. You may order copies of Kentucky 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.



KENTUCKY DEATH CERTIFICATES
Kentucky Register of Deeds issues only certified copies of death certificates, which can typically be used to obtain death benefits, to claim insurance proceeds and for other legal purposes.

Who Can Order?
Copies of death certificates may only be issued to immediate family members or to persons with a legal right to the certificate.



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Available Kentucky (KY) Death Certificate Types

Death Certificate
This is a certified copy that can typically be used to obtain death benefits, claim insurance proceeds, notify social security and other legal purposes.

First Copy: $6.00    Additional Copies: $6.00


Death Certificate Order Methods


Order Online
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 By Fax
This agency accepts orders by fax. Please fax your completed application to 866-283-7477.

Birth Certificate Fax Application

Stillbirth Certificate Fax Application

Death Certificate Fax Application

Marriage Certificate Fax Application

Divorce Certificate Fax Application


Order By Phone
To place your order by phone, please call 800-241-8322. Have your credit card information and certificate information ready when you place your call to help speed up the order process.

Order official, certified Kentucky (KY) vital death records from Kentucky Office of Vital Statistics online – quickly and securely.

VitalChek is an official service, authorized by Kentucky Office of Vital Statistics, to securely order certified Kentucky (KY) vital records, like death certificates. Other online services may not be authorized by Kentucky Office of Vital Statistics, 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 Kentucky death certificates, simple, fast and secure:

  • Simple step-by-step ordering with easy to use editing features to help ensure the accuracy of your order.
  • Fast online ordering, processing & delivery options to help get your Kentucky (KY) death certificate as quickly as possible.
  • Secure ordering processes that are designed to help protect your identity online.

VitalChek offers the convenience of ordering Kentucky (KY) death certificates for your family from the privacy of your home or office, 24-hours a day, 7 days a week, with no hidden fees or unexplained charges. No traffic, no standing in line, no parking, no hassles.