Once your Massachusetts death certificate order is complete, it is electronically sent by the next business day to the government agency for processing.
Hundreds of government agencies nationwide exclusively trust VitalChek for accepting their death certificates and other vital record orders.
QUICK AND CONVENIENT
Most people place their Massachusetts death record order in less than 10 minutes!
MASSACHUSETTS VITAL RECORDS
The Massachusetts Registry of Vital Records and Statistics (Massachusetts Vital Records) issues certified copies of Massachusetts birth certificates, Massachusetts death certificates, and Massachusetts marriage records for events which occurred within the state of Massachusetts. You may order copies of Massachusetts 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.
MASSACHUSETTS DEATH CERTIFICATES
Massachusetts Vital Records issues certified copies of Massachusetts death certificates of individuals who died within Massachusetts, which can typically be used to obtain death benefits, to claim insurance proceeds for other legal purposes.
Who Can Order?
Copies of Massachusetts death certificates will only be issued to the next of kin or to persons with a legal right to the certificate.
Certified Death Certificate
A certified copy of a death certificate that can be used for most legal purposes. Available for events that occurred in the State of Massachusetts.
First Copy: $42.00 Additional Copies: $42.00
Certified Death Certificate-Priority Process
A certified death certificate with priority process can typically be used for most legal purposes. This certificate when ordered receives priority process over the standard process time. Death Certificates are available for events that occurred anywhere in the State of Massachusetts.
First Copy: $50.50 Additional Copies: $50.50
VitalChek is the authorized external ordering source for fast, secure vital records processed directly with the issuing government agency at the lowest cost available online. That means, unlike other online services, your application won’t get lost in the mail or sent to another service for processing. We process all of our orders through secure online data connections with the issuing government agencies. We don’t have your personal data laying around and everything is done through secure, PCI compliant online data transmission with the government agencies directly. That also means we get to “skip the line” for processing ahead of mail in applications, making our service the fastest available (of course we can’t speed up the agencies themselves, but we do everything we can to keep things moving!).
No other vital records processing service can offer that. That’s what makes VitalChek different – and safer – than anything else out there. The only thing that is shipped (via USPS, UPS, or FedEx depending on which shipping method you choose) is your actual vital record itself, directly from the government agency to you. Now that’s secure!