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Order Official West Virginia (WV) Death Certificates Online From West Virginia Vital Registration.



Once your West Virginia (WV) death certificate order is complete, it is electronically sent 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.

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Death Certificate | Vital death records

(Government Certified) 

 May include Civil Unions and Domestic Partnerships
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West Virginia Vital Registration Agency Information

The West Virginia Division of Vital Records (West Virginia Vital Records) issues certified copies of West Virginia birth certificates, West Virginia death certificates, West Virginia marriage records and West Virginia divorce records for events that occurred in the State of West Virginia. You may order copies of West 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.

West Virginia Vital Records issues copies of West Virginia death certificates that can typically be used to obtain death benefits, to claim insurance proceeds and for other legal purposes.

Who Can Order?
Copies of West Virginia death certificates are only issued to the next of kin or to persons with a legal right to the certificate.

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Available West Virginia (WV) Death Certificate Types

Death Certificate
A certified copy of a death record 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 within the State of West Virginia from 1917 to present.

First Copy: $17.00    Additional Copies: $12.00

Death Certificate Order Methods

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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 West Virginia (WV) vital death records from West Virginia Vital Registration online – quickly and securely.

VitalChek is an official service, authorized by West Virginia Vital Registration, to securely order certified West Virginia (WV) vital records, like death certificates. Other online services may not be authorized by West Virginia Vital Registration, 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 West Virginia 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 West Virginia (WV) death certificate as quickly as possible.
  • Secure ordering processes that are designed to help protect your identity online.

VitalChek offers the convenience of ordering West Virginia (WV) 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.