Death Certificates

Vital Records Office Closure Notice

Vital Records Office Closure Notice

The Vital Records Office will close on Thursday September 1, 2022, to perform system maintenance. The office will reopen on Friday September 2nd at 8:00 am. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Aviso de cierre de la oficina de registros vitales

La Oficina de Registro Civil cerrará el jueves 1 de septiembre de 2022 para realizar el mantenimiento del sistema. La oficina reabrirá el viernes 2 de septiembre a las 8:00 am. Nos disculpamos por cualquier inconveniente.

Requests for certified Maryland death certificates may be made at the Hyattsville location on a walk-in basis only for deaths that occurred in Maryland after January 1, 2015.

Certificates for deaths that occurred prior to January 1, 2015 can be obtained from the Division of Vital Records, 6764-B Reistertown Road Baltimore, MD 21215.

Call (410) 764-3038, (410) 764-3058

Who Can Request a Copy

You may obtain a Maryland Death Certificate if you are:
  • A funeral director
  • An immediate relative of the deceased
  • A beneficiary of the deceased
  • A person of tangible interest


There is a $25 fee for the first certified death certificate and $20 for each additional certificate purchased the same day. Cash, check, money orders, credit or debit cards (Visa, Discover, MasterCard) are accepted as payment.

  • A $2.50 service fee applies to credit/debit card transactions.
  • Check or money order should be made payable to: Prince George’s County Health Department


(Except Holidays) Mondays - Fridays 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.


(301) 324-2940

To Amend a Death Certificate

Please call the State of Maryland, Division of Vital Records (410) 764-3053 or (410) 764-3057