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Oklahoma Death Certificate

Below is the information you'll need in order to obtain a death certificate in Oklahoma, 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 Oklahoma.


The fee to search for a death certificate is $15.00, which includes one certified copy of the death certificate. Each additional copy of the record ordered at the same time is also $15.00. Checks or money orders should be made payable to "OSDH." Cash is not accepted. Fees are not refundable.

Required Information

  • Name of the deceased
  • Date of death
  • Place of death
  • Your name
  • Your phone number
  • Your address
  • Reason for requesting the certificate
  • Photocopy of current, government-issued photo ID

The following information is optional, but may help in locating the record:

  • Deceased's social security number
  • Gender
  • Spouse's name
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Father's name and birthplace
  • Mother's name and birthplace

Submitting Your Request

By Mail:
Send the completed application and the appropriate fee to:

Vital Records Service

Oklahoma State Department of Health

1000 Northeast 10th

Oklahoma City, OK 73117

In Person:
You may order a certified copy of the death record by going in person to an office of Vital Records, located at:

Vital Records Service, Room 117

Oklahoma State Department of Health

1000 Northeast 10th

Oklahoma City, OK 73104

James O. Goodwin Health Center

5051 S. 129th East Avenue

Tulsa, OK 74143-7004

Pittsburg County Health Department

1400 East College Avenue

McAlester, OK 74501

These locations are open from 8:30 am until 4:00 pm, Monday through Friday.

Download the Application

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

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