Who needs a death certificate?

Answer Every person who dies has a death certificate issued to record the death. The records are available in the county and city in which the death occurred. However, each jurisdiction differs in regulat... Read More »

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How long after the death of a person in Florida do you have to wait to get a death certificate?

Florida residents can order or request a death certificate immediately after a person's death. The time it takes to receive the certificate depends on the processing speed and postal transit time.S... Read More »

What is the causes of death section on a death certificate?

The causes of death section defines the immediate, underlying and secondary causes of death, as well as manner of death. The public health community uses this information for evaluating health issu... Read More »

Where to obtain a death certificate after death?

In the United States, the procedure and requirements for obtaining death certificates varies from state to state. The National Center of Health Statistics (NCHS) tracks the states' procedures for v... Read More »

What is a death certificate?

Death certificates are legal documents issued when a person dies, listing the causes, time and location of death. These documents are typically issued to the family, so benefits such as insurance c... Read More »