North Dakota Probate and Estate Settlement

Requesting Death Certificates Department of Vital Records


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Event: Death

Cost of copy: $5.00

ND Department of Health

Division of Vital Records
600 East Boulevard Avenue, Dept. 301
Bismarck, ND 58505-0200

Remarks: State office has some records since July 1893. Years from 1894 to 1920 are incomplete. Additional copies of death records are $2.00 each.  Copies are generally processed within 5-7 working days after request is received.

Money order should be made payable to ND Department of Health. To verify current fees, the telephone number is (701) 328-2360. This is an automated attendant with a recorded message.  Information on how to obtain certified copies is also available via the internet at