Utah Death Certificate
Below is the information you'll need in order to obtain a death certificate in Utah.
According to The Utah Department of Health, "Persons entitled to obtain a certified copy of a death record must demonstrate a 'direct, tangible, and legitimate interest.' Utah Code Section 26-2-22(2) states 'A direct, tangible, and legitimate interest is present only if the applicant is a member of the deceased person’s immediate family; the guardian of the deceased; or a designated legal representative.” The may include:
- Persons with written permission from the immediate family
- Name of Decedent
- Decedent’s Address (Street, City-Town, State/Zip, County)
- Sex: Male / Female
- Citizen USA: Yes / No
- Decedent’s Birthplace
- Decedent’s Date of Birth
- Father’s Name / His Birthplace
- Mother’s Name / Her Birthplace
- Marital Status
- Surviving Spouse Name
- Date & Place of Marriage
- Employment Status: Retired (Year??) / Presently Employed / Not Employed
- Usual Occupation
- Kind of Business
- Employed Number of Years
- Social Security Number
- Highest Education
- Veteran: Yes / No
- Branch of Service
- Service Dates
- Service Number
Submitting Your Request
Utah has an online process of obtaining a death certificate, which can be found here and requires you to create an account: The Official Source for Utah Vital Records.
The fee is $30 for one copy and $10 for each additional copy when added to the same order.
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