The health district has death certificates for Clark County deaths from 1988 to the present.
Death Certificate: $20
Personal checks are not accepted as payment for death certificates.
Clark County Deaths Before 1988
Death certificates for people who died in Clark County before 1988 are available at the Nevada State Office of Vital Records by phone at (775) 684-4242 or through their website at http://health.nv.gov/VS.htm.
Records for Deaths Outside of Clark County
Death records for people who died outside Clark County, but in Nevada, are available at the Nevada State Office of Vital Records by phone at (775) 684-4242 or through their website at http://health.nv.gov/VS.htm.
For records of people who died outside the state of Nevada, contact the vital records department in the state where they died. Visit the National Center for Health Statistics to find out where to get a death certificate in the state where the death occurred.
Ordering a Death Certificate
Death certificates can be requested by one of the following methods:
You can request a death certificate in person at:
Southern Nevada Health District Main Facility
330 S. Valley View Blvd.
Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Mesquite Public Health Center
830 Hafen Lane
Monday - Thursday, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Closed from noon to 1 p.m.
Cash, money order, Visa or MasterCard is accepted. Photo identification is required.
Mail a money order (made payable to SNHD) along with a completed Death Certificate ApplicationPDF 384KB and a copy of your photo identification to:
Southern Nevada Health District - Vital Records Office
P.O. Box 3902
Las Vegas, NV 89127
Fax a completed Death Certificate ApplicationPDF 281KB along with the completed credit card (Visa or MasterCard only) information and a copy of your photo identification to (702) 759-1421.
The online ordering feature is currently under construction. We apologize for the inconvenience.
Applications received without valid photo identification will not be processed. It is your responsibility to ensure a copy of your identification is received either in person, by mail or fax.
Death certificates are sent regular mail through the U.S. Postal Service.
The credit card holder's name and address must match the billing name and address of the credit card.