Ordering a Death Certificate with Cause of Death
By law, death certificates with "Cause of Death" information
can only be issued to:
of the decedent (if of legal age)
of the decedent
person who provides a will, insurance policy or other document demonstrating
their interest in the estate of the decedent
person who provides documentation that he or she is acting on the behalf of any
of the before named persons
By court order directing Vital Statistics to issue a death record
to a specific individual.
If you are requesting a Death Certificate with "Cause of Death", you must
explain your relationship to
the person whose record you are requesting. If a relationship is not stated, you
will be issued a
certified copy excluding cause of death information.