LOUISIANA VITAL RECORDS
Louisiana Vital Records Registry (Louisiana Vital Records) issues certified copies of Louisiana birth certificates and Louisiana death certificates for events that occurred within the State of Louisiana, and Louisiana marriage records for marriage licenses that were purchased in Orleans Parish. You may order copies of Louisiana vital records through VitalChek on an expedited basis.
Please be advised, due to the effects of Hurricane Katrina, not all records are currently accessible at this time, some records are archived. If Louisiana Vital Records does not have access to your record, they will send you a letter to inform you. once they are able to access the archived records, your request will be completed. Currently, Louisiana Vital Records does not have an estimated time as to when they will be able to access those records. However, your request will be kept on file and fulfilled once it is available.
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.
LOUISIANA DEATH CERTIFICATES
Louisiana Vital Records issues copies of Louisiana death certificates which can typically be used to obtain death benefits, to claim insurance proceeds and for other legal purposes.
Who Can Order?
To order copies of Louisiana death certificates, you must be member of the decedent's immediate family - current legal spouse at the time of death, parent or adult child. If you are not one of the people listed, you will need to submit a written request directly to Louisiana Vital Records, along with a check or money order.
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