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Nevada Death Certificate

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Below is the information you'll need in order to obtain a death certificate in Nevada, including qualifications, cost, required information, where to submit your application, and a link to the application you'll need to fill out.

Qualifications

The following people may request death certificates from the state of Nevada:

  • Direct family member by blood or marriage
  • Legal guardian
  • Legal representative

Cost

The fee to search for a death certificate is $25.00 per certificate for Carson, Clark, Douglas, Lyon, Mineral and Washoe counties, and $22.00 per certificate for all other counties. This includes one certified copy of the death certificate. Each additional copy of the record is also either $25.00 or $22.00 depending on your county. Checks or money orders should be made payable to the "Office of Vital Records." Cash is not accepted. Fees are not refundable.

Required Information

  • Name of deceased
  • Date of death
  • Social security number
  • County of death
  • Father's name
  • Mother's maiden name
  • Funeral home
  • Your relationship to the deceased
  • Your legal need for the death certificate
  • Your name
  • Your mailing address
  • Photocopy of current, government-issued photo ID

Submitting Your Request

Send the completed application and the appropriate fee to:

Office of Vital Records

4150 Technology Way, Suite 104

Carson City, NV 89706

Download the Application

Click here to download the application for a certified Nevada death certificate.

See our complete list of resources for Nevada.

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