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We are an authorized online vital records ordering service for St. Joseph County Health Department.

That means we can process your request fast, affordably, and securely. The only thing faster is doing it in person – but that’s not always possible or convenient, and that’s why we’re here.

St. Joseph County Health Department 227 W. Jefferson Blvd. County-City Bldg., 8th Floor South Bend, IN, 46601
Phone 574-235-9638
Fax 574-235-9960
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About Vital Records from St. Joseph County Health Department

St. Joseph County Health Department issues certified copies of birth and death certificates for events that occurred within St. Joseph County, Indiana.


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.

Available Indiana (IN) Vital Record 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 in St. Joseph County.


Non-Certified Death Certificate

A non-certified death certificate that can be used for informational purposes only. Non-Certified Death Certificates are available for events that occurred in St Joseph County from 1955 to present.


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