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Wyoming Death Certificate

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


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

  • Immediate family members
  • Lawyers representing the immediate family
  • Bank, executors of estate, insurance company, or anyone requiring a certificate to pay a policy or death benefit on the deceased


The fee to search for a death certificate is $10.00, which includes one certified copy of the death certificate. Each additional copy of the certificate ordered at the same time is also $10.00. If the date of death is unknown, a searching fee of $13 for every five years searched is charged, which includes either a certified copy or verification of the record if one is found. Checks or money orders should be made payable to "Vital Statistics Services." Cash is not accepted. Fees are not refundable.

Required Information

  • Name of the deceased
  • Date of death
  • Place of death
  • Name of surviving spouse
  • Your relationship to the deceased
  • Reason you are requesting the record
  • Your address
  • Photocopy of current, government-issued photo ID

Submitting Your Request

Send the completed application, the appropriate fee, and a self-addressed stamped envelope to:

Vital Statistics Services

Hathaway Building

Cheyenne, WY 82002

Download the Application

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

See our complete list of resources for Wyoming.

State-By-State Health, Legal, And End-Of-Life Resources

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