Death Record Application
Death Certificates May Be Requested By The Following
Death Certificate Request by Attorneys
Third Party Pickup
Types of Acceptable Identification
Group B.of the following showing the applicant's name and address Use ONLY if you do not have any form of valid photo-id from Group A :
Please do not send in original ID documents, only copies are required. Please make sure the copy is legible.
Important Note -- Failure to include necessary identification will result in the denial of your application.
Payment of Fees
Certified copies of Death Certificates are available for a fee of $10.00 per copy.
Acceptable forms of payment include:
If submitting check or money order, please make payable to the Incorporated Village of Hempstead or simply, Village of Hempstead.
Please Note -- Cash and Credit/Debit are only acceptable if applicant makes an in-person request at the Village Hall.
Copies of Death Certificates may be ordered directly from the New York State Department of Health, Vital Records Section. You may contact New York State Vital Records by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by telephone, toll-free, at 1-855-322-1022.
New York City Records - New York County (Manhattan), Kings County (Brooklyn), Bronx County (The Bronx), Richmond County (Staten Island), and Queens County (Queens), contact: New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene.
Death certificates are maintained by the municipality in which the event took place: the towns, cities, and the incorporated villages. To assist you in locating the appropriate village, town, or city responsible for maintaining your records please visit Nassau County Vital Records.
Questions and Comments
If you have questions or comments you may contact The Office of Vital Records at 516-478-6201 or 516-478-6436.
Freedom of Information (FOIL)
Please note that Death Certificates and the indexes related to Death Certificates are NOT subject to the provisions of the Freedom of Information Law (FOIL) and are NOT open to public inspection. For more information, please visit the following links.