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We make it easy to order an official Puerto Rico death certificate online from the Puerto Rico Department of Health.


"VitalChek is the authorized provider for the Demographic Registry of Puerto Rico (Puerto Rico Department of Health) to process online, fax, and phone orders for vital records."

Wanda del C. Llovet Diaz
Director, Demographic Registry of Puerto Rico

VitalChek is your direct connection to:

  • Order certified copies of Puerto Rico death certificates (with government seal) from the Puerto Rico Department of Health.
  • Obtain information and instructions for ordering a death certificate from the Puerto Rico Department of Health.

Start Your Order for a Death Certificate



Death Certificate | Vital death records

(Government Certified) 

 May include Civil Unions and Domestic Partnerships

Puerto Rico Department of Health Agency Information

PUERTO RICO VITAL RECORDS
Puerto Rico Department of Health issues certified copies of Puerto Rico birth certificates for events that occurred within Puerto Rico. You may order copies of Puerto Rico 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.

PUERTO RICO DEATH CERTIFICATE
This is a certified copy of a death certificate 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 in Puerto Rico from 1931 to present.

Who Can Order?
Copies of Puerto Rico death certificates will only be issued to the decedent’s spouse, parent or adult child (18+).


Available Puerto Rico (PR) Death Certificate Types

Death Certificate
This is a certified copy of a death certificate 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 in Puerto Rico from July 1931 to present.

First Copy: $5.00    Additional Copies: $4.00


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 official, certified Puerto Rico (PR) vital death records from Puerto Rico Department of Health online – quickly and securely.

VitalChek is an official service, authorized by Puerto Rico Department of Health, to securely order certified Puerto Rico (PR) vital records, like death certificates. Other online services may not be authorized by Puerto Rico Department of Health, 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 Puerto Rico 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 Puerto Rico (PR) death certificate as quickly as possible.
  • Secure ordering processes that are designed to help protect your identity online.

VitalChek offers the convenience of ordering Puerto Rico (PR) 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.