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New Hampshire Death Certificate

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


There are no restrictions on who may request certified death certificates in New Hampshire, though applicants must provide a "direct and tangible" interest in obtaining a record.


The fee to search for a death certificate is $15.00, which includes one certified copy of the death certificate. For each additional copy of the certificate ordered at the same time, the fee is $10.00. Checks or money orders should be made payable to the "Treasurer, State of New Hampshire." Cash is not accepted. Fees are not refundable.

Required Information

  • Name of the deceased
  • Sex
  • Date of death
  • Place of death
  • Whether you want with or without cause of death information
  • Your name
  • Your address
  • Your phone number
  • Your email
  • Reason for request
  • Your relationship to the deceased
  • Photocopy of a current, government-issued photo ID
  • A business-sized, self-addressed stamped envelope

Submitting Your Request

Send the completed application and the appropriate fee to:

New Hampshire Department of State

Division of Vital Records Administration

71 South Fruit Street

Concord, NH 03301-2410

Download the Application

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

See our complete list of resources for New Hampshire.

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