Louisiana Probate and Estate Settlement
Requesting Death Certificates Department of Vital Records
Cost of copy: $7.50
Office of Public Health
Vital Records Registry
P.O. Box 60630
New Orleans, LA 70160
Remarks: State office has records for 50 years past the date of death. Death records are confidential for the first 50 years.
To obtain current information on who may obtain a record, how to submit a request and an official request form, click on www.oph.dhh.state.la.us/recordsstatistics/vitalrecords.
Older records are available through the Louisiana State Archives, P.O. Box 94125, Baton Rouge, LA 70804.