VIRGINIA VITAL RECORDS
The Virginia Department of Health, Division of Vital Records (Virginia Vital Records) issues certified copies of Virginia birth certificates, Virginia death certificates, Virginia marriage records and Virginia divorce records, for events which occurred within the State of Virginia. You may order copies of Virginia 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.
VIRGINIA DEATH CERTIFICATES
Virginia Vital Records issues certified copies of Virginia death certificates that can typically be used to obtain death benefits, to claim insurance proceeds and for other legal purposes.
Who Can Order?
Virginia death certificates are only issued to the decedent's current spouse, parent, adult child, or adult sibling. If you are not one of the persons listed, you must fax proof of entitlement, along with a government issued photo ID, to 800.244.2515.
Note: Virginia death certificates are public record 25 years after the date of event.
Where Can The Document Be Shipped?
Virginia Vital Records will only ship copies of Virginia death certificates to the entitled applicant's verified credit card billing address. Please note that express couriers will not ship to a P.O. Box.
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