Certified Death Certificates

Our birth records here in Jefferson County Indiana start in 1882. Download the form for a certified certificate of death (PDF). To view and print this document you will need Adobe Reader. The Adobe software is available free at the Adobe website.

Online Requests

For your convenience, you can process online requests through an independent company that Jefferson County Health Department has partnered with to provide you this service; VitalChek Network, Inc. VitalChek can be reached through their website. An additional fee is charged by VitalChek for this service and all major credit cards are accepted, including American Express®, Discover®, MasterCard®, or Visa®.

Additional Information

The Madison-Jefferson County Library is an excellent source for genealogy research.


Application for Death Certificate