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Mississippi Free Death Records


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Mississippi Free Death Records Obituaries
How to Apply:
  • Download the Application for Certified Copy of Death Certificate from the Mississippi State Department of Health
  • Complete the above form and mail it along with a copy of your government issued photo identifaction, and any applicable fees, to:
    • Public Health Statistics
      P.O. Box 1700
      Jackson, MS 39215-1700


  • The death certificate is the most important legal document in the settlement of the estate and insurance. It is important that the information on the certificate is correct. When you receive copies of the death certificate, check particularly spelling of names and that dates are correct.
  • Only deaths recorded after November 1, 1912, are on file. For earlier records, contact the Department of Archives & History (see link below).
  •  If there are incorrect items on the certificate and the death occurred less than one year ago, please notify the funeral director who filed the certificate.
  •  If there are incorrect items on the certificate and the death occurred more than one year ago, a court order may be required.  Please contact Vital Records at the above address for additional information.
  • Sister or brother of person named on certificate
  • Legal representative of family or estate
  • Informant listed on death certificate as providing information


  • $15.00


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