Additional copies can be obtained by contacting:

Department of State
Passport Vital Records Section
44132 Mercure Cir.
PO Box 1213
Sterling, VA 20166-1213
Tel. (202) 485-8300

You must submit a notarized written request to the above address, with the following information:

  • Full name of the deceased;
    • Date and place of death;
    • A copy of requester’s valid identification;
    • The requester’s return address and telephone number;
    • The Requester’s signature; and
    • Appropriate fees, payable to the “Department of State” by check or money order
  • There is a $50 fee for each certified copy of a Report of Death.
  • Overnight Delivery: To cut down on the processing time, you may send your request to the above address using overnight delivery.  To have your records returned to you using overnight delivery, include an additional $17.13 to cover overnight delivery or include a pre-paid envelope for the delivery service provider of your choice.