NORTH DAKOTA VITAL RECORDS
The North Dakota Division of Vital Records (North Dakota Vital Records) issues certified copies of North Dakota birth certificates, North Dakota death certificates and North Dakota marriage records, for events which occurred within the State of North Dakota. Divorce Records are maintained in the city where the marriage or divorce occurred. You may order copies of North Dakota vital records through VitalChek on an expedited basis.
North Dakota Vital Records requires proof of identification of the person requesting the certificate before releasing certified copies of birth or death certificates. Parents may submit their own ID when requesting their children's birth certificate. Acceptable forms of proof of identification include:
- A current, legible photocopy of a state issued photo ID or driver's license, Bureau of Indian Affairs issued tribal ID card, US Military card, or US issued passport or visa.
- A legible photocopy of TWO of the following: Social Security Card, utility bill with current address (no more than 3 months old), bank statement with current address (no more than 3 months old), pay stub (with your name, Social Security Number, and your employer's name and address), car registration or title with current address (for the current registration year), or an IRS Tax Return from the prior year.
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.
NORTH DAKOTA DEATH CERTIFICATES
North Dakota Vital Records issues certified copies of North Dakota death certificates of individuals who died within North Dakota, which can typically be used to obtain death benefits, to claim insurance proceeds and for other legal purposes.
Who Can Order?
Copies of North Dakota death certificates will only be issued to the next of kin or to persons with a legal right to the certificate.