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How do you get a copy of the Decedent's New York death certificate?

If the Decedent lived in either the Bronx, Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, or Staten Island, you can obtain a copy of her death certificate at the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene Office of Vital Records. If the person died outside of New York City, you can obtain a death certificate from the New York State Department of Health by telephone, mail, or internet.

The following person may request a copy of the death certificate:

– Spouse;

– Domestic partner;

– Parent;

– Child;

– Sibling;

– Grandparent;

– Grandchild;

– Informant listed on the certificate;

– The person in control of disposition;

– Niece/Nephew;

– Aunt/Uncle;

– Great grandchild and a great-great-grandchild; and

– Grandniece/Grandnephew.

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