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Are death certificates public record?

Death records are public after 50 years. Death records can be found at both the provincial archives and local archives.

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Similarly, it is asked, are deaths public record?

Death Records A death record is an official statement signed by a physician that states the cause, the date, and the place of a person's death. In most states, the death certificate is considered public domain and can be obtained by anyone regardless of their relationship to the deceased.

Subsequently, question is, how do I find death records?

  1. Use the Finding US Death Records wiki page.
  2. Check online indexes and digital images.
  3. Check repositories, such as archives and libraries (FHL)
  4. Obtain certificate from the government agency ($$)

People also ask, can I view a death certificate online?

Online United States Birth, Marriage, and Death Records. Which United States birth, marriage, and death certificates are available online? Online United States vital records are found on a number of websites, such as,, or state government sites.

Are death certificates public record in Nevada?

Birth / Death Certificates The Office of Vital Records is the legal custodian of birth and death certificates filed in the State of Nevada from July 1, 1911 to the present. Birth and death records are confidential in the State of Nevada and may only be released to a qualified applicant.

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