Nevada Death Records Search

Nevada’s State Health Division is home to the Office of Vital records, serving the needs for all citizens of Nevada and others. Death and birth records are confidential in the State of Nevada and will only be released to a qualified applicant.

This is the official website of the Office of Vital Records: http://health.nv.gov/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=66&Itemid=135

Instructions for obtaining a death certificate may be found here. If you are a qualified applicant, you may fill out an application form and either mail it in with a check or money order for the appropriate fees, or fill it out on-line using the appropriate VitalChek services.  All certified death record copies are $10.00 each.

For every name you wish to search there is an $8 fee. If you wish to download and print the form to request a death certificate, you may do so here within the website: http://health.nv.gov/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=29&Itemid=65

If you will be using a VitalCheck, you may visit the website at: http://www.vitalchek.com/
Death certificates are available:
By mail – You need to forward all fees and information to:
Office of Vital Records
4150 Technology Way, Suite 104
Carson City, Nevada 89706

In Person – The office is available to be visited if you so desire. Normal office hours of 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. are maintained.
Nevada Department of Health and Human Services
4126 Technology Way, Room 100
Carson City, NV 89706-2009

Electronically – You can also contact Vitalcheck via their website. Look for the state where you wish to request your certified death certificate from and follow the instructions. http://www.vitalchek.com/agency_locator.aspx?EventType=Death

Questions – Call 775-684-4242 or fax 775-684-4156