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Death Certificates

The Office of Vital Records is located at 2000 Dennis Avenue in Silver Spring, 20902. Walk-in hours are from 8:00 AM to 11:30 AM Monday through Friday (except major holidays). Call 240.777.1757 prior to visiting the Office of Vital Records to confirm hours, fees, and proof of identity. An unexpired, government issued photo ID must be presented to receive a Death Certificate. The cost per application is $18.00 for one certificate and $20.00 for each subsequent certificate. Payment options include: cash, check, Mastercard or Visa credit card, or money order payable to Montgomery County. This office can only issue death certificates dated 1/1/15 and forward. Applicants who need assistance when the Montgomery County?s Office of Vital Records is unable to provide services, may contact the Maryland State Office of Vital Records by calling 410.764.3036, Monday through Friday (except major holidays), 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM. Death certificates may be requested from the State Office of Vital Records by mail, in person, or online (see link below) for instructions, fees, identification documents, and acceptable forms of payment. The cost per application by mail is $10.00 for one certificate and $12.00 for each additional certificate.
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