Guam death records are handled by the Office of Vital Statistics, which processes requests for this type of information. You also have the option of going online to order a record from a website which can access records from a database.
The Vital Statistics Office is responsible for issuing certified copies of birth and marriage certificates, as well as death records. It also prepares annual vital statistics reports for the territory of Guam. The Office also reviews and updates rules and regulations in connection with vital statistics records.
- – Information Required to Order Guam Death Records
The following details must be provided when placing an order for Guam death records:
Deceased’s full legal name
Date of death
Any special handling instructions
You will also need to provide ID to verify your identity before a search for a death record will be conducted.
- – Fee to Order Guam Death Records
The fee for each copy of a Guam death record is $5.00. On-island requests may be paid for with cash, a debit or credit card (MasterCard and Visa). Off-island requests can be paid by a money order or a cashier’s check payable to “Treasurer or Guam.”
- – Order Guam Death Records in Person
If you are on the island and would like to order a death record, you go to the Vital Statistics Office, which is located at:
123 Chalan Kareta
Mangilao, Guam 96913
Telephone: (671) 735-7263
The office is open Monday-Friday from 8:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. and is closed on holidays.
- – Order Guam Death Records by Mail
Mail orders for Guam death records can be sent to the Vital Statistics Office. You will need to include a stamped, self-addressed envelope so that the records can be mailed to you. It’s important to ensure that you have sufficient postage on the envelope to pay for the postage.