The Vital Records Office records deaths and issues death certificates for deaths that occur within the boundaries of the City of Richmond. Cost for certificates is $12 per copy. Certificates for deaths that occur in other localities can be obtained at the Virginia Division of Vital Records and Health Statistics. Call (804) 205-3918 for more information. Get the form needed to request a death certificate and En Español.
The Vital Records Office also provides medical records, immunization cards and FOIA requests. Call (804) 205-3918 for more information.
Birth, Marriage, and Divorce certificates are available from the Commonwealth of Virginia Department of Health. Click here for information on obtaining a birth certificate from the State of Virginia.