Who is authorized to receive a certified copy of a death certificate?
The following persons are authorized to obtain a certified copy of a record. Proof of relationship to the person named on the record is required.
Can I authorize another person to obtain a certified copy of a death certificate?
You can authorize another person to obtain a copy of the death certificate on your behalf. The applicant must provide a Delegation of Authority Form.
Where can I get a certified copy of a death certificate?
Every attempt will be made to issue a death certificate at the counter, however, circumstances may arise that may prevent over the counter issuance of death certificates. In this case, the application will be accepted at the counter and the certificate will be mailed to the applicant in a timely manner.
You may apply in person or send your written request to: Registrar, Denville Division of Health, 1 Saint Mary’s Place, Denville, New Jersey 07834. Our office hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Our register/counter hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 3:45 pm.
What will I need to do to obtain a certified copy of a death certificate by mail?
If you send your application by mail, please provide the following information:
How much does a certified copy of a death certificate cost?
Credit cards or personal checks are not accepted. Money orders addressed to the “Denville Division of Health” are acceptable. You may pay cash in person.
How can I reach the Registrar from the office?
Please contact us at 973-625-8300 EXT 262.