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Death Certificate

The Death Certificate service provides an authenticated government copy of a death event that helps facilitate burial & cremation, pension / insurance / financial processing by dependents, and other civil procedures.

Service Information

Persons requiring a valid Death Certificate to enable burial, or subsequent banking, insurance or related processes, shall apply for a Death Certificate using the process outlined below.

A certified doctor first needs to issue the “Medical Certificate of the Cause of Death”. This can be provided by the doctor at a District Center. You can subsequently use this Medical Certificate to issue a Death Certificate to complete various formalities.

  1. Reporting of the death, and Issue of Medical Certificate of the Cause of Death by the certified doctor
Process Steps
  1. Register yourself to gain access to the e-services portal.
  2. Fill the Death Certificate request form.
  3. Upload payment receipt. Submit.
  4. Visit the Registry Office at the time given by the officer to collect a copy of the certificate with the seal. The office shall also provide a digital copy of the certificate for your use.
  5. Check the Certificate for correctness of details
  6. In case of urgency, visit the nearest district office OR the Birth, Marriage and Deaths Registry at the Ministerial Complex.
Payment Details

A fee of EC$7 is charged for this service, with EC$5 for the Stamp, and EC$2 for the Receipt.


Ministry of Health, Social Security & International Business

Ministerial Complex
Southern Wing 1st & 2nd Floor
Sir Eric Matthew Gairy Botanical Gardens
St. George’s
Tel: +1 (473) 440-2649 | +1 (473) 440-2806 | +1 (473) 440-2846 | +1 (473) 440-2955 | +1 (473) 440-3485 | +1 (473) 440-4955 | +1 (473) 440-4947 | +1 (473) 440-9311
Fax: +1 (473) 440-4127 | +1 (473) 440-6848 | +1 (473) 440-7017