Mississippi Probate and Estate Settlement
Requesting Death Certificates Department of Vital Records
Cost of copy: $10.00
State Department of Health
P.O. Box 1700
Jackson, MS 39215-1700
Remarks: State office has records since 1912. Full copies of birth certificates obtained within 1 year after the event are $7.00. Additional copies of same record ordered at same time are $3.00 each for birth; $2.00 each for death and marriage. For out-of-State requests only bank or postal money order or bank cashier's check are accepted and should be made payable to Mississippi State Department of Health. Personal checks are accepted only for in-State requests. If drawn on a Mississippi bank. To verify current fees, the telephone number is (601) 576-7981. A recorded message may be reached on (601) 576-7450.
Information on how to obtain certified copies is also available via the Internet at www.msdh.state.ms.us.