Ohio Probate and Estate Settlement

Requesting Death Certificates Department of Vital Records

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Event: Birth or death

Cost of copy: $16.50

Vital Statistics
Ohio Department of Health
246 North High Street, 1st Floor
Columbus, OH 43216

Remarks: State office has birth records since December 20, 1908. For earlier birth and death records, write to the Probate Court in the county where the event occurred. The State Office has death records that occurred after December 31, 1945. Death records that occurred December 20, 1908-December 31, 1944, can be obtained from the Ohio Historical Society, Archives Library Division, 1982 Velma Avenue, Columbus, OH 43211-2497.  A searchable index to records from 1913 to 1944 is also available via the Internet at http://www.ohiohistory.org/dindex/index.cfm.

Personal check or money order should be made payable to Treasury, State of Ohio. To verify current fees, the telephone number is (614) 466-2531. This will be a recorded message.  Information on how to obtain certified copies is also available via the Internet at http://www.vitalrec.com/oh.html