Who needs Certificate of Death?
This form may come in handy for registrars. Registrar is a person that keeps records in the official register of deaths.
What is Certificate of Death Used For?
This form is a paper issued by a registrar of vital statistics that mentions the date, place and explanation of a person's death. In future this certificate may be requested for different purposes i.e. by decedent’s spouse to get a visa or to get married.
Should I Attach Any Other Forms to Certificate of Death?
You don't need to attach any other papers to the Certificate of Death.
What should I mention while filling out Certificate of Death?
While filling out Certificate of Death you should provide the following information:
You should mention decedent's personal information, including name, sex, date and place of birth while filling the first section of the form. Certificate of Death should contain information about whether decedent is under one year or one month. Certificate of Death should also contain other personal data i.e. business occupation, marital status, location etc. While filling out this form you should mention names of decedent’s father and mother as well. You should also mention informant's name and mailing address while filling out Certificate of Death. The form should contain information about decedent's disposition method and location. Don't forget to fill in the signature of funeral service licensee field while filling out this form. You should leave an information about the cause of death while filling out the form. In the last field you should provide an information about certifier and registrar. This form require their signatures to be provided as well.
Where should I File Certificate of Death?
This form should be kept in the special executive institution. It is made to be included in an official register of deaths. In the United States the procedure depends on the state. In future this certificate may be requested by other people. However there are some limitations about minor and infant death certificates.