© St. Louis City
Recorder of Deeds

Death Records
open 8:00 a.m. to
5:00 p.m. weekdays
See Hours and Holidays
for restrictions

City Hall, Room 124
1200 Market Street
Saint Louis
Missouri 63103

Completed Form and Payment due in advance of Death Record services.
Please do not call or
E-mail for record look-ups. Please do not E-mail
record requests.



Adoption Records
Genealogy and
Historical Research
Birth Records
Business and
Non-Profit Records
Campaign Finance and Election
Cemetery Records
Death Records
French and
Spanish Colonial
Home School Declarations
Land Records
Copies of
Deeds, Liens, Subdivision Plats; Structure History
Marriage Records
License Issuance
and Copies
Orphanage and
Institution Records
Registration and
Licensing Records
and Bottlers Records

Free Recording of
Military Discharge
Wills and
Probate Records



1910 to 1979 St. Louis City
Certificates of Death

Service subject to:

Use this Form to Request a 1910-1979 St. Louis City
Certificate of Death


Mail-In Customer
As of 02.28.2011, the Missouri Department of Health requires notarization of Applicant's signature (Customer signature) on the Death Certificate Copy Application when the Application is mailed in. The St. Louis City Recorder and Registrar's previous requirement for mailing a copy of Photo Identification with the Application is no longer applicable.

  1. Complete Form.
  2. Have signature on Form notarized by Notary Public.
  3. Mail Completed Form with Fee and
    Self-Addressed-Stamped Envelope
    (or add 50¢ for mailing) to:

Mail Form or Bring Form to:









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If you are a genealogist and do not need a Certified Copy for proof of death for benefit application, court case, or other legal matter, you may find what you are looking for @ Missouri State Archives

Free 1910 to 1960
Missouri Death Certificate Database

You may be able to
Avoid Search Fees by using

Free Social Security
Death Index

To Verify Date of Death


The St. Louis City Recorder and Registrar is prohibited from changing or correcting a Certificate of Death
To Change or Correct a
Missouri Death Certificate
Contact Vital Records Bureau

P.O. Box 570
Jefferson City, MO 65102



Death Record for a U.S. citizen who died outside the U.S.
U.S. Department of State
Vital Records Section
1111 19th Street N.W., #510, Washington, D.C. 20524
Missouri Secretary of State Certification, Authentication,
and Apostille
(authentication of a Missouri Birth Certificate, Marriage License, Divorce Decree, etc. for use in foreign country)
Old Post Office Building
815 Olive Street, Room 210
St. Louis, Missouri 63101