Nebraska Death Records Search

Nebraska’s Department of Health & Human Services has access for all pertinent death records. Physicians and funeral home directors have special access to the website. All access can be obtained by visiting: http://www.hhs.state.ne.us/VitalRecords/

Every application must have a certified/photocopy of their ID (i.e. a driver’s license. This ID can not be brought in by a third person but by the one doing the requesting.

If you are requesting the information over the internet, you will need to either fax or scan a copy of your ID and attach it within your e-mail. You should send your e-mail to: Vitalrecords@dhhs.ne.gov .

Keep in mind that while you can fax in a copy of your ID, you must mail in the appropriate forms as an original signature is required to complete the transaction. If you will be using any of the VitlCheck interfaces, you will be required to fax your ID directly to their office (402-471-8238) and you must attach the order number given to you over the phone or computer. Credit cards may not be used in mail orders.

Death certificates are available:
By mail – You will need to forward the fee and required information to:
Nebraska Department of Health & Human Services
Division of Public Health
Vital Records
P.O. Box 95065
Lincoln, NE 68509-5065

In Person – Visiting the office may be preferable to some. If you wish to visit the DHHS office, it is located at:
DHHS Office of Vital Records
1033 “O” Street, Suite 130
Lincoln, NE
Gold’s Galleria, 1st floor (11th & N Streets)

Electronically – You may also e-mail all information or request information: Vitalrecords@dhhs.ne.gov

Questions – Call 402-471-2871