Where to Obtain a District of Columbia Death Certificate

Cost of copy: $18.00
Organization: Vital Records Division
Address: 899 North Capitol Street NE, First Floor, Washington, DC 20002
Remarks: Office has death records since 1855 but no death records were filed during the Civil War. Personal check or money order should be made payable to DC Treasurer. A copy of a government issued picture identification must accompany each request. To verify current fees and obtain general information, the telephone number is (202) 671-5000. This will be a recorded message. Information on how to obtain certified copies is also available via the District of Columbia Department of Health website.