Delaware Probate and Estate Settlement

Requesting Death Certificates Department of Vital Records


Delaware estate settlement

Event: Birth or death

Cost of copy: $10.00

Office of Vital Statistics
Division of Public Health
417 Federal Street
Dover, DE 19901

Remarks: State office has death records since 1967 and birth records since 1935. For previous years, write to Archives Hall of Records, Dover, DE (302) 744-5000.

A photo identification is REQUIRED for all transactions. If submitting by mail, a copy of ID IS REQUIRED.

Personal check or money order should be made payable to Office of Vital Statistics. To verify current fees, the telephone number is (302) 744-4549.

Information on how to obtain certified copies is also available via the Internet at