Registration of Death form
The spouse, parent or a person who knew the deceased is responsible for completing a Registration of Death form.
The form is usually completed at the funeral home when the funeral arrangements are being made. The funeral home will register and submit the original documents to Vital Statistics. After a death is registered, you can order death documents from a registry agent or Registry Connect.
All the information on a death certificate is extracted from the Registration of Death form.
Delayed registration of death
When a death isn’t registered within one year from the date of death, there are additional requirements and a fee of $20 to register the death. For information, contact Vital Statistics.