If you would like to order in Indiana death record, they are available from the Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) or from the health department in the county where the death occurred. A third option is to go online to order the record from a website specializing in providing copies of vital records to consumers.
Death records for people who passed away from October 1907 on are available from the ISDH. If you would like to order a death record from 1900-1907, you would contact the health department for the county where the death occurred.
The statement restricts who can order a copy of an Indiana death record to the following people:
Apply for an Indiana Death Record in Person
Indiana death records are available on a walk-in basis only from the health department where the event took place. You will need to show an accepted form of ID and improve your relationship to the deceased before the information will be released. Accepted forms of identification are:
If you don’t have one of the primary forms of ID listed above, you’ll be asked to produce two forms of secondary identification:
The average processing time for a death certificate is three to four weeks after the request has been received.
Order Indiana Death Certificate by Mail
To order an Indiana death certificate by mail, send your request to:
Indiana State Department of Health
P.O. Box 7125
Indianapolis, IN 46206-7125
Order Indiana Death Certificate Online
Indiana Death Certificate Fees
The cost for a first certificate is $8.00. Additional copies of the same certificate may be ordered for $4.00 each. Make your check payable to “Indiana State Department of Health.”
If you are interested in ordering an Indiana death record and don’t want to wait for the state to process your request, consider visiting a website which can provide you with a copy of the record you wish to order.