Death Certificates

Kentucky: Cabinet for Health and Family Services

    Kentucky Death Certificates
    Office of Vital Statistics
    275 E. Main St. 1E-A
    Frankfort, KY 40621
    (502) 564-4212

The Vital Statistics office has on file death certificates from 1911 to the present. Certified death certificates can be ordered and the required fee paid by phone, mail, Internet or by visiting the office. Please allow up to 30 working days fpr processing of all type of certificates ordered through the mail.

Note: The Kentucky Office of Vital Statistics cannot by law, provide free information from records, perform a genealogical search or verify whether a certificate is on file without a completed application form and teh required fee attached. The Kentucky Vital Statistics office will, upon receiving the application and fee, perform a search of the records and if a certificate is on file, it will be mailed to you. The required fee covers the cost of the record search and no refunds are issued if a certificate is not found. The office does not issue non-certified copies or photocopies of certificates.

Information needed to obtain a death certificate:

    Full name of the deceased
    The month, day and year of death
    The county of death

Additional information needed:

    Name and address where the certificate is to be mailed.
    Phone number where you can be reached during the day from 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Eastern time.
    The number of copies being ordered.

Enclose a check or money order payable to the Kentucky State Treasurer to cover the cost of each certificate ordered and mail to:

    Office of Vital Statistics
    275 E. Main St. 1E-A
    Frankfort, KY 40621

Veterans Affairs

Region 1: Calloway. Fulton, Graves, Hickman

    Counselor: Ron McClure
    1253 Paris Rd., Suite A
    Mayfield, KY 42066
    Office: 270-247-2455 ext. 73905
    Fax: 270-247-7248
    Ronald.McClure@ky.gov

Mayfield (Graves) Clinic Hours and Appointments

    Monday-Friday
    8:00 to 4:30
    VA Clinic
    1253 Paris Road
    Mayfield, KY 42066

Counties by Appointment Only

    Calloway
    Fulton
    Hickman
    Please call or email the Mayfield office

Additional Veterans Resources

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

Helpful Links




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