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Death Certificates

Prince George’s County Vital Records

Hours of Operation - (Appointment Only)

  • Mondays -  8:00 am to 12:00 pm
  • Tuesdays - 8:00 am to 12:00 pm
  • Wednesdays CLOSED
  • Thursdays - 8:00 am to 12:00 pm
  • Fridays- 8:00 am to 12:00 pm
  • (Except Holidays) 

If you have any questions or need further assistance, please email PGCVitalRecords@co.pg.md.us or call (301) 324-2940. 

How to Get a Maryland Death Certificate

Requests for certified Maryland death certificates may be made at the Hyattsville location for deaths that occurred in Maryland after January 1, 2015.

Prince George's County Vital Records
425 Brightseat Road
Suite 101A
Hyattsville, MD 20785
Phone: (301) 324-2940

Public by Appointment Only - (301) 324-2940

Funeral Homes - Fax Request to: (301) 324-2946 or Email:  PGCVitalRecords@co.pg.md.us

The Div​ision of Vital Records of the Maryland Department of Health

Certificates for deaths that occurred prior to January 1, 2015, can be obtained from the Division of Vital Records.

The Div​ision of Vital Records (DVR) of the Maryland Department of Health (MDH) 
6764-B Reisterstown Road
Baltimore, MD 21215.
Phone: (410) 764-3038 |  (410) 764-3058
Website: Maryland Vital Statistics Administration

Online Request

Easily obtain your vital records from Maryland Vital Records. Maryland Vital Records offers the convenience of ordering birth and death certificates online through VitalChek. You can easily and securely order your vital records online in a few simple steps.

Who Can Request a Copy

You may obtain a Maryland Death Certificate if you are:

  • A funeral director
  • A surviving relative of the deceased  
  • A beneficiary of the deceased
  • An authorized representative of the deceased


There is a $25 fee for the first certified death certificate and $20 for each additional certificate purchased on the same day. Cash, check, money orders, and 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

To Amend a Death Certificate


Please call the State of Maryland, Division of Vital Records at (410) 764-3038

Death Certificate Application

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425 Brightseat Road

Hyattsville, MD 20785